Pantomime dancer kneeling on a spool-shaped base

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7884

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Dancer in Eastern Costume with pointed Phrygian Cap (perhaps related to Attis) kneels on hollow spool-shaped base. Traces of blue on cap; of red on hair; of blue on chiton. Traces of white slip.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution