Figurine of seated female holding a flower

Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 87

Dimensions

8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.113

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light clay

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of a female seated on a stool and holding a flower in her left hand against her breast. Possibly Aphrodite. Head missing.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America