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Figurine of seated Aphrodite with stephane

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Statuette of seated Goddess; she wears a chiton reaching the ankles, buttoned on the shoulders and with short sleeves; it forms a V on the neck. Her hair is arranged on a knot on the crown; she also wears a stephane on her head with relief paterns, which surmounts a wreath of pointed leaves. The...

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Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 001.

Dimensions

Height: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.398

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture