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Draped woman

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She wears cap and/or hair in a large, rolled braid and a long garment, to her ankles. Eyes are incised, and lips are represented in plastic fashion. Left foot missing. Even dark-green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, September 12, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Italic, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 210; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.495

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture