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Woman holding a ball

Woman seated. Has a ball in her right hand, a fillet in the left. Red on lips, shoes, and has stripes on chiton; blue on fillet; traces of yellowish flesh color, and of white slip. Figure is solid.


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

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Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

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The Ancient World