Figurine of a girl with a mirror

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
320–270 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7881

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Painted

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Girl, wearing a chiton without himation, sits on a rock. Holds up a mirror in right hand, decorated with the head of Medusa. Red paint in hair.
Notes in Warren’s records: All the lower part is ancient as far as the figure is concerned, tho the plinth & part of the rock are modern. The head, neck & some few parts of the Ram are entirely modern, while the part between the breasts & the neck was so badly broken that in setting them together the original form has been lost.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution