Female statuette, early Spedos type
Early Aegean, Cycladic
Bronze Age, Early Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II
about 2600–2500 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Cyclades, Greece
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 004; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 106 (additional published references).
Height: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of a woman; arms folded across body; knees slightly bent. Spinal column indicated by groove. Rows of red dots can be discerned on the forehead and cheeks of this figurine. Red paint outlines neck where it joins head and body.
By 1935: with Th. Zoumboulakis, Athens; purchased by MFA from Th. Zoumboulakis, March 7, 1935, for $ 100.00
William Amory Gardner Fund