Statuette of winged girl holding dove
Greek, South Italian (Canosa)
late 4th or early 3rd century
27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of winged girl holding a dove in her left hand. She leans with left elbow on a pillar. Winged females from Canosa might represent Nike, Victory, but the presence of the dove reflects the influence of Aphrodisian iconography.
Draped from below breasts; wears earrings and wreath. Remains of color.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: From Naples); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900