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She holds a patera in her extended right hand and wears a large, flowery hat, chiton, and tight himation. The tang at the lower left side suggests she may have been attached to another figure. Crusty, green patina.


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

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Italic, Classical or Hellenistic Period, about 4th century B.C. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 212; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).


Height: 6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World