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Figurine of seated female holding a flower

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Figurine of a female seated on a stool and holding a flower in her left hand against her breast. Possibly Aphrodite. Head missing.

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,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.113

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture