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Female votive figure, Phi B type

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Mycenaean female idol. Flat, circular body on which breasts are indicated. Covered with wavy lines of red varnish.

Provenance

Gift of the National Museum, Athens to MFA, August 6, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of the National Museum, Athens

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III A Period, about 1450–1350 century B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.6 x 4.5 cm (4 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.768

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture