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Figurine of a seated girl with tambourine and fillet

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Girl seated on a square block which rests on the plinth of the statuette. She wears a high-belted peplos, whose overfold almost reaches her knees. The left corner of the overfold is pulled down by a circular weight. Her mantle is wrapped around her left forearm, and in her right hand she holds a...

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Provenance

By 1902: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought from a Greek in 1902); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 325–300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.230

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture