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Female figure, standing. Hera (?)

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Standing female figure (Hera ?). Wears a veil which hangs behind head and on each side of face from a stephane. Traces of red on the stephane, veil, lips, and base; a red stripe crosses the breast; black on the eyes; white slip in many places. Missing: left hand and fingers of right; a large...

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in the Dardanelles. I was assured it came from Ovagik.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

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Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, about 5th century B.C.


15.2 cm (6 in.)

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The Ancient World