Statuette of a nude female holding her breasts

Near Eastern, Central Anatolian
Early Hittite
about 2000 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

1984.993

Medium or Technique

Copper

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Copper statuette of a female figure standing and holding her breasts. She probably represents the Anatolian mother goddess.

Provenance

By 1953, J.J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York; 1953, sold by Klejman to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford, New York; 1984, year-end gift of Mrs. Frederick Stafford to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 16, 1985)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford in memory of Mr. Frederick M. Stafford