Votary

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III to Late Minoan I
about 1700–1450 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 001; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 117 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.2173

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Votary. Her right hand is raised to her head. She wears a flounced skirt with double belt, tassels on the right side. Slight incrustation and green patina.

Provenance

By 1964: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (said to be from Crete); purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund