Fragmentary figurine of a woman

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Necropolis

Dimensions

7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.171

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragmentary statuette of a woman. Upper half of figure covered with veil, which is held by the right hand. Left hand rests on hip. Light red, fine clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 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