Veiled dancing woman

Greek
Late Classical Period
mid-4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7922

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman (hetaira?) wearing chiton and himation dancing on a low stool. Himation is pulled over head and lower part of face. Red on the base; blue on shoes; white slip in many places. Badly incrusted.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution