Pantomime dancer kneeling on a table

Greek
Late Classical Period
4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7889

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Dancer in Eastern Costume with pointed Phrygian Cap (perhaps related to Attis) kneeling on table his hands raised. Red on hair; trace of blue on chiton; red on table; white slip in places. Broken and repaired. Right hand lacks fingers and thumb.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Coll. Lecuyer 2, 20.1. Bought in Paris: said from Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution