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Woman cooking or sacrificing

Woman cooking, leaning over a low, square stove. At her right a round, flat dish containing a cake and two other objects. Red on fillet; traces of red on food on the stove, and on the dish; yellow on the cup in the woman's right hand, white slip on the chiton, top of base and hair of figure....

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens [Rhousopoulos].); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about early 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Accession Number

01.7787

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture