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Figurine of a seated girl with a bag

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Little girl seated on a cubic block, holding a small bag in her right hand. The figure was fastened to a flat base plate before firing. A large, almost square vent hole takes up most of the back side of the block. The girl wears a short-sleeved chiton. Her long hair is curled at the sides and is...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7841

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Painted

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture