Statuette of Aphrodite leaning on a column

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
end of 4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 23.1 x 9.5 x 7 cm (9 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7956

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette. Aphrodite, leaning on a column. Breast cross-cords frame the breasts. Hair reddish brown; traces of blue in folds of himation; ground layer of white overall.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples: from Canosa.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution