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Female statuette, early Spedos type

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Statuette of a woman; arms folded across body; knees slightly bent. Spinal column indicated by groove. Rows of red dots can be discerned on the forehead and cheeks of this figurine. Red paint outlines neck where it joins head and body.


By 1935: with Th. Zoumboulakis, Athens; purchased by MFA from Th. Zoumboulakis, March 7, 1935, for $ 100.00

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund

Early Aegean, Cycladic, Bronze Age, Early Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II, about 2600–2500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Cyclades, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 004; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 106 (additional published references).


Height: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World