Woman Wearing an Elaborate Headdress
Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 096.
32 cm (12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of standing draped woman. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, which is dropped below her right shoulder and gathered in her left hand. Her hair is arranged in a large knot behind, but she is also wearing a thick wreath bound with a fillet over a wreath with vine leaves and fruit. She is wearing earrings and a thick-soled forked shoe. She is standing on a plinth. The figure belongs to the group of draped women who were found in graves and were the companions of the deceased.
The figure is missing part of the leaves. The whole figure and plinth is much mended.
By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887
Gift of Martin Brimmer