Figurine fragment

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

4.8 x 4.1 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.231

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated Aphrodite; holds flower to breast with right hand, seated in a throne with a back. Head gone, only bust. Light red, unglazed clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America