Female figure, standing. Hera (?)

Greek
about 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

01.7887

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Standing female figure (Hera ). Wears a veil which hangs behind head and on each side of face from a stephane. Traces of red on the stephane, veil, lips, and base; a red stripe crosses the breast; black on the eyes; white slip in many places. Missing: left hand and fingers of right; a large piece from the base and from the front of the left foot.

Probably made in Attica.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in the Dardanelles. I was assured it came from Ovagik.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution