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Artemis Bendis, goddess of wild nature

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Artemis Bendis leaning on a herm of Pan. At her right sits a dog. Red on hair; brown on brows and eyes; pink on lips, and on lips of Pan; red on legs, background, and base. Traces of blue on nebris. White slip. Ceramic, painted in tempera colors: red on hair, legs, background and base; brown on...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, said from Greece proper.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, late Classical Period, 4th century B.C.

Dimensions

33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7905

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture