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Figurine of a girl holding a tambourine (tympanon)

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Little girl standing with a hoop at her left side. Pink and cream-color on stephane; light reddish-brown on hair; black on eyes; red on lips; traces of blue on chiton. Greenish blue on rim of hoop and red on interior.


By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, said (& truly) to be from Aegina); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 325 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece


Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tanagra terracotta


The Ancient World