Seated goddess

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7765

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated goddess. Figure of “sanis” type, seated in a circular chair with high back. Chiton and chair decorated with dingy black vertical and horizontal lines. Eyelids, brows, eyes, hair and kalathos in same color. Broken in several places. Purple in kalathos. Table (01.7766) goes with it.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Found together [with 01.7766] in a tomb near Thebes: bought in Athens direct from Thebes.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution