Figurine of a woman in a transparent mantle
3rd century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
Height: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Standing woman, himation over head as veil; wears petasos; right hand held just under chin. Her mantle is soft, and clinging to her body, in contrast with previous heavier clothing. Her waist is small, shoulders narrow.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution