Artemis Bendis, goddess of wild nature
late Classical Period
4th century B.C.
33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution