Standing draped woman with hood

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


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 088.

Dimensions

26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7731

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of draped woman standing. She has her left hand behind her back, while the other is held in front of her body. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, which is draped around her body and over her head. She is wearing earrigs and high-soled forked shoes. She is standing on a plinth.
Part of lower drapery and back of base are missing. There are some traces of yellow on hair and red on lips.
Neck is restored.

Red clay.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution