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Draped woman wearing a fillet

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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...

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Provenance

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.

Dimensions

23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7708

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture