Statuette of Aphrodite

Greek
late Classical Period
around 350 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

22.6 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7882

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Boiotian or Attic figurine of a partially cloaked figure of Aphrodite on high spool-shaped base. Hair drawn into a peak over forehead. Wears a wreath of leaves. Blue on leaves, himation, and base. Red on base. White slip on body.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution