Woman standing

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd or 2nd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 081.

Dimensions

23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7749

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of draped woman standing. She is lifting her right arm under the himation and having the left hanging down to the side. She is draped in a chiton and an himation, which covers all her body, even her head. Her hair is arranged in flat waves. She wears forked shoes.
There are a few traces of white on her drapery.

Light-pinkish clay.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution