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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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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7741

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture