Woman with arms muffled in drapery

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 340–320 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7899

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman standing in a pose which is a variation on the ‘Sophokles stance’. Her hair is arranged in a melon coiffure with a braid around the back. She wears a long chiton and a short himation. Traces of white slip. Badly incrusted behind.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution