Plaque with a Bee Woman
Greek, East Greek
Height: 2.6 cm (1 in.); width: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
The “Bee Artemis.” Most of right side and top of plaque gone. From Kameiros.
By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; inherited from him by Mrs. Burt and then, about 1889, by A. H. Browne; by 1899: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Strand, London, W.C. (sale of the Forman collection, June 19-22, lot 397, partial; said to have come from Camirus); 1899: with Edward Perry Warren; 1899: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 32,500.00 (this is the total price for MFA 99.338-99.542)
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund