Artemis Bendis, goddess of wild nature

Greek
late Classical Period
4th century B.C.


Dimensions

33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7905

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Artemis Bendis leaning on a herm of Pan. At her right sits a dog. Red on hair; brown on brows and eyes; pink on lips, and on lips of Pan; red on legs, background, and base. Traces of blue on nebris. White slip.

Ceramic, painted in tempera colors: red on hair, legs, background and base; brown on brows and eyes; pink on lips; blue on nebris.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution