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Figurine of Aphrodite

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Statuette of Aphrodite standing with her weight on the left leg and her right leg drawn back. She bends her head forward and looking down to the right having her hands lifted up and placed close to her left ear. She is half-naked wearing only an himation blown out behind her in the form of a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 006.

Dimensions

23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.356

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture