Girls playing Ephedrismos

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

Dimensions

Overall: 24.8 x 11 cm (9 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.) Width of Base: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.894

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Gallery 212A-B

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ephedrismos group. A woman in a double, girdled, short-sleeved chiton, with hair parted in the middle, strides to left carrying on her back another woman similarly dressed who wears a sakkos. Base restored.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Said Corinthian); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900