Figurine of standing flute player

Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period/Early Classical Period
around 480 B.C.


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

Dimensions

15.3 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

84.166

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light reddish-yellow, fine clay

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of standing musician playing the double flutes and wearing a chiton and cloak.

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