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Female dancer (possibly a votive statuette) wearing a tight ankle-length dress without folds; many incised lines, dots and circles indicate a textile pattern. She wears pointed-toed shoes (Etruscan calcei repandi). On her head is an elongated cap. Probably made by a provincial workshop. Figure...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Italic, Etruscan, Late Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 197; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7482

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture