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Woman seated on a rock holding a phiale (libation bowl)

Figurine of woman seated on a rock; she wears a kerchief and holds in her lap a phiale with a central boss. Yellow on hair; white on kerchief; traces of pink on chiton and himation; yellow on himation and phiale; in places, blue over the yellow. Pearl-gray on rock. A hole in the left wrist by which...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought from Rhousopoulos: marked Anthedon 1887); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Accession Number

01.7861

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture