Figurine of woman with a corn-basket on her head
2nd century A.D.
Place of Manufacture: Egypt, Alexandria
20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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
Gift of Horace L. Mayer