Woman holding a fan

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Place of Manufacture: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

24.3 cm (9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7865

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing, wearing a heavy, round, wreath with a leaf on each side. Carries a fan in left hand. Red on hair; yellow on wreath; pinkish flesh-color; red lips; pink and blue on chiton; blue on himation; pink rays on fan; white slip in many places.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution