Tanagra figurine of Woman cooking fish on open fire
Late Archaic Period
early 5th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
Height: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
Woman cooking fish, leaning over a low, square stove. At her right a round, flat dish containing a cake or loave of bread, and two other objects. Red on fillet; traces of red on food on the stove, and on the dish; yellow on the cup in the woman’s right hand, white slip on the chiton, top of base and hair of figure. Left arm from above elbow missing. Other breaks.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens [Rhousopoulos].); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution