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Figurine of seated goddess

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Goddess seated. Flat piece of clay bent into a sitting position, in which it is supported by a brace of terracotta. High polos; disc-shaped earrings. Traces of white slip and pattern of red and black on polos; long black curls; remains of deep red at both shoulders, and a band of the same below...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens and said to come from Eretria); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Eretria, Euboia, Greece (said to have come from)

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.347

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture