Tyro with infant twins, Pelias and Neleus

Greek, Tanagra
Early Hellenistic Period
300–250 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 10.5 x 11.5 cm (7 11/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7826

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Group of Tyro seated, watching her twins at her feet. Red on the hair of Tyro and mantle of one of the twins. Several breaks. Open under and behind. Clay identical with 97.423 (Kos)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution