Goddess or woman

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th–early 4th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 036.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.25

Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline Greek

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The hair is drawn back from the forehead in slight waves and is formed into a small knot at the back. It is contained by a rolled fillet, best seen above the neck at the right side.
The surfaces are chipped, battered, and worn, but what remains exhibits the nobility of Greek sculpture in its greatest century.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in the name of Miss Rose Lamb