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Female figure, Chalandriani type

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The arms are folded across the abdomen, the left above the right, as is usually the case. The legs and toes are indicated by incised lines, as is the pubic triangle. A similar line runs down the back from between the shoulders or shoulder blades to the division of the feet. Neck restored. The...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with J. J. Klejman; loaned by J. J. Klejman to MFA, November 28, 1960; gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman to MFA, October 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Klejman

Early Aegean, Cycladic, Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II-III Period, about 2300–2000 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Cyclades, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 005; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 106 (additional published references); Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 162.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); width at shoulders 8.6 cm. (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1089

Medium or Technique

Marble from the Greek islands

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture