Maternity goddess with outstretched arms

Early European, Balkan, Vinca
Chalcolithic Period
about 4500–4000 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.6 x 6.3 x 2.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.728

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female figurine with incised and pierced designs.

Provenance

By the mid 1990s: Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk Collection (said to have been purchased from a dealer in London or New York between the late 1980s to the mid 1990s); gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk to MFA, December 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk