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Figurine of a girl playing knucklebones

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Girl playing astragals. Right arm broken at shoulder and repaired. Ends of fingers and thumbs are gone. Figure reattached to the base. Blue on the himation is modern.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7798

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture