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Figurine of Aphrodite with Elaborate Headdress

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Statuette of a seated female figure, possibly Aphrodite. She is wearing a long, tight-fitting girdled chiton, buttoned on the shoulders; the short sleeves of the chiton, are also buttoned down the arms. On her head, she is wearing a circlet with a disk on the center, surmounted by a floral...

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By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, Imperial Period, late 1st century A.D. or later


Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 002.


28 cm (11 in.)

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The Ancient World