Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne
Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 87
10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Terracotta; local clay of the Troad
Not On View
Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne with both hands on knees and one breast exposed. Wearing tall, pointed pilos. Right upper corner of throne broken.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America