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Hermes Kriophoros

Statuette of Hermes Kriophoros, standing. On high, square base; wears pilos and chlamys. Flesh, hair, background between legs, top of base and stripe around base painted red. Chlamys white with traces of blue on edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Accession Number

01.7776

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture