User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Draped woman wearing a fillet

Start collecting

Statuette of standing draped woman. She is putting her weight on her left leg and having the right bent and placed a little to side. The placement of the legs can be seen under her garment. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, which is wrapped around her body. Her right hand is bent towards...

Show Full Description


By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: It seems of Myrina make, & is certainly not of Greece proper . . . bought in Paris from a man who knew it was no Tanagra figure, it was, he said, from Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 086.


23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World