Standing draped Woman
Greek, East Greek
about 150 B.C.
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 095.
36 cm (14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of a draped woman standing. She is looking to the right, having her weight on her right leg and her left placed in front. Her right hand is placed on her hip and her left arm probably helf a fan at her left side. She is dressed in a chiton and an himation, which leaves her right shoulder exposed;her himation is carried up over her head. She has her hair arranged in two rows of curls bound by a fillet and tied with a disk over her forehead. She is wearing earrings; there is a button on her right shoulder and a ring on her thumb; she is also wearing thick-soled shoes, which are forked.
The figure is much mended. It has a hang-hole for suspension.
By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887
Gift of Martin Brimmer