Pantomime dancer kneeling on a table
Late Classical Period
4th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Greece: Greek Theater Gallery (Gallery 215C)
Dancer in Eastern Costume with pointed Phrygian Cap (perhaps related to Attis) kneeling on table his hands raised. Red on hair; trace of blue on chiton; red on table; white slip in places. Broken and repaired. Right hand lacks fingers and thumb.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Coll. Lecuyer 2, 20.1. Bought in Paris: said from Athens.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution