Woman cooking, watched by a girl
Late Archaic Period
About 500–475 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra
Overall: 10.7 x 11.3 x 8 cm (4 3/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
A woman sits on a low four-legged stool before a three-handled kettle which rests on a tripod over the fire. A small figure at her side peers into the pot.
NOTE: J. Uhlenbrock, Sept. 26, 1995, feels the two figures do not belong together and base is modern.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution