Goddess wearing a high crown

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece (said to probably have come from), Arkadia, Tegea

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7769

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated goddess. Has a high crown; hair falls on either side like a klaft; wears an elaborate series of necklaces. Red preserved on chiton. Small pieces are missing.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Tripolitza (i.e. probably Tegea).); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution