Veiled dancing woman

Greek
Late Classical Period
mid-4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Overall: 23.6 × 11.6 × 4.6 cm (9 5/16 × 4 9/16 × 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7922

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman (hetaira?) wearing chiton and himation dancing on a low stool. Himation is pulled over head and lower part of face. Red on the base; blue on shoes; white slip in many places. Badly incrusted.

Provenance

Purchased in London by Edward Perry Warren (b. 1860 - d. 1928), London; 1901, sold by Warren to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution