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Figurine of Kneeling Psyche

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Statuette of Psyche kneeling. She has her left knee resting upon the ground and her right foot forward; she extends her right arm forward. She wears a long high-girt chiton, with deep-cut neck and an himation wrapped around her legs and falling to the ground in a wide fold from her left knee. She...

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Provenance

According to MFA file card: from Myrina; by date unknown: Carmichael Collection; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Myrina. Carmichael sale lot 173); Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, May 10, 1906

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 016.

Dimensions

8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.2369

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture