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Hermes Kriophoros

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7776

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Hermes Kriophoros, standing. On high, square base; wears pilos and chlamys. Flesh, hair, background between legs, top of base and stripe around base painted red. Chlamys white with traces of blue on edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution