Persephone (?)

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia (?)

Dimensions

Height: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7768

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Persephone (?) standing. “Sanis” form. Wears a kalathos with crenulated top; disc earrings. Carries a pomegranate in left hand. Chiton and crown decorated with geometric patterns in red and black. Red on lips, cheeks, arms, and shoes; yellow on chiton below diplois.

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