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Arm and hand holding a kantharos

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The arm belongs to a goddess or a woman. It was made separately from the statue and attached. The workmanship seems to belong to the fourth century or to the Hellenistic period. Hadrianic reliefs in the manner of the fourth century B.C. in Athens clearly featured severely draped females, such as...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 061.

Dimensions

Height x length: 46.3 x 31 cm (18 1/4 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.763

Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture