Standing draped woman with hood

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
late 1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 093.

Dimensions

29.9 cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7730

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a draped woman standing. She is looking left; she is raising her left hand under her himation and with her right she is lifting her drapery from her foot. She is draped with a chiton and an himation and the himation is drawn over her head. She has her hair arranged in two rows of curls. She also has earrings and forked shoes. She is standing on a rectangular plinth base.
There are traces of red on her hair and on soles of shoes; band of blue on front of chiton.
Parts of the himation and neck are missing.

Red clay.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution