Goddess standing

Greek
Archaic Period
about 6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7778

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a standing goddess. Body a slab of clay; arms two small fins; only the head is modeled. At the place where the waist would come are two horizontal bands; above there is elaborate geometric ornament, below, vertical bands and a spiral border. Arms are red and glazed; black line marks arm-hole of chiton. Missing; end of right arm, and kalathos. Head is molded.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution