Female figure standing

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
about late 2nd century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 085.

Dimensions

20.1 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7736

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Stattuette of a standing female figure; she has her right arm bent forward and her left hanging down holding her himation. She wears the himation from the waist down, leaving her breasts uncovered. She has her hair tied up behind in a knot and wears earrings. Pink on the himation; traces of creamy flesh color. Missing: thumb and last three fingers of right hand.

Pinkish-red 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