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Figurine of seated Aphrodite

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Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne. Head missing. Compare 84.416, which is larger and more complete.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Late Archaic Period, 490–480 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troas, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.114

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light gray clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture