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Ephedrismos Group

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Ephedrismos group. A woman in girdled chiton and with a wreath of leaves rushes to the left, carrying on her back another woman similarly dressed, who holds a ball or pomegranate in her right hand.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: From Naples); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period ?, 323–31 B.C. ?

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.912

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture