Standing woman wearing long scarf (Muse?)
Greek, East Greek
late 2nd century B.C.
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 104.
20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of a woman, standing. She is looking to the right and she has her right hand resting on her hip and her left extended sideways; she is wearing a chiton and a transparent himation, which exposes her right breast and arm; her hair is tied up in a long scarf which falls on her right shoulder; there traces of gilding.
There are traces of pink on the scraf and the himation, deep yellow on hair. Fingers of left hand are missing; the feet, the lower part of the drapery, and the plinth are restorations in plaster.
Light red clay.
By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887
Gift of Martin Brimmer