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Figurine of a girl with a mirror

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Girl, wearing a chiton without himation, sits on a rock. Holds up a mirror in right hand, decorated with the head of Medusa. Red paint in hair. Notes in Warren's records: All the lower part is ancient as far as the figure is concerned, tho the plinth & part of the rock are modern. The head,...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 320–270 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7881

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Painted

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture