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Figurine of a goddess

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Mold made terracotta figure of a woman of the type sometimes identified as the minor goddess Baubo. Her legs are folded in front of her. Her arms are bent and raised to shoulder level. Her palms are held upward. She wears a knee-length tunic, a floral necklace, earrings, and a curled...

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Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

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Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364


Height x width: 7.8 x 5.9 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta


The Ancient World