Seated woman

Roman
Late Republican Period or earlier


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 161; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.859

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

She wears a himation, drawn up over the back of her head, and a high diadem. Her right hand (broken off) was extended. The head is turned slightly upwards and to the right. Brown patina with crusty green corrosion.

Provenance

Date unknown: found at Lake Nemi by Francis L. Higginson; gift of Francis L. Higginson to MFA, June 3, 1915

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Lee Higginson