Seated woman

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
600–480 B.C.


Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.93

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of a seated woman. Of solid clay, plain behind, molded in front. Head molded in the round. Chiton; mantle passing over right shoulder and under left arm. Stephane; disc ear-rings. Hands and feet are missing; broken off below the knee but repaired.

Provenance

By 1903: Mrs. S. T. Morse Collection (according to MFA Register of Pottery, she purchased the mask from E. Simeon, London, who stated to have found it in his own excavations in the island of Rhodes); gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse to MFA, January 1903

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse