Standing female figure

Greek, East Greek
Classical Period
mid-5th century B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4960

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female figure, standing on a base, wearing a peplos. Her right hand is raised to her breast.

Provenance

By date unknown: collection of Mrs. Mela (probably Andromache Mela [1871-1962], the daughter of Heinrich Schliemann [1822-1890]); 1948: given by Mrs. Mela to Constance Dena (Conaxis) Paton, Massachusetts; by descent to her daughters, Dawna Lisa Paton and Mena Charlene Paton; 2009: gift of Mena Charlene Paton and Dawna Lisa Paton to MFA. November 18, 2009

Credit Line

Gift of Mena Charlene Paton and Dawna Lisa Paton in memory of their mother, Constance Dena Conaxis Paton