Figurine of seated goddess

Greek
Archaic Period


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

17.4 x 7.6 cm (6 7/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

53.3

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated figure of a goddess. Polos with frontal medallion, long hair, beak nose, rudimentary arms. Garment decorated with zigzags, triangles, and loops in brown glaze and stripes of purple paint; stool striped in brown. Mended, a few chips missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Helen Read Collection; purchased by MFA from Mrs. Helen Read, January 8, 1953, for $ 50.00

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund