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Figurine of a girl with a dove

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The girl holds a dove on her outstretched right hand and places her left hand on her hip. She has a fillet in her rolled hair and wears a long chiton beneath an ample himation, with a V-shaped overfold in front. Brown in color.


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Achaia.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, about 430 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 054; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).


Other (Height of figure with base): 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.) Other (Figure): 6 x 2.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 in.) Other (Base): 3.2 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 in.)

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The Ancient World