Woman standing

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 089.

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.383

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of draped woman standing. She has her left hand on her hip and the right hanging down. Her hair is wavy and she has curls down on each side of the neck. She is wearing a chiton, which is high-girt and has a deep and pointed cut neck and an himation around her right forearm and over her left shoulder; she is also wearing forked shoes. The figure stands on a rectangular plinth, which is mended; also mended are the head and the upper part of the body.

Light yellowish clay.

Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer