Figurine of a wood-carrier

Greek
Late Archaic Period
early 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece (said to have come from), Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.351

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of wood-carrier, resting. Bundle of fagots upright in front of him. Head bald and bearded, flesh red-brown, beard black; white mantle. The fagots are white, cords red. Two small pieces missing at the bottom of the bundle. Base white on top.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens and said to have come from Tanagra.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund