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Aphrodite With a Goose

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Statuette of a nude Aphrodite and a goose on a high molded plinth. Aphrodite is standing having her weight on the right leg and the left is placed a little to the back; She is holding out her himation behind her with both hands. Two strings of round disks are crossed between breasts. She wears a...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 004.


23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World