Figurine of woman with a corn-basket on her head

Roman
Greco-Roman Period
2nd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1325

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of a woman, semi-draped, both hands raised to support a corn-basket with uraeus on her head; by her r. leg, wine amphora. Reddish clay; rounded off in back, with small round vent.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 148.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer