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Figurine of seated goddess

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Seated figure of a goddess. Polos with frontal medallion, long hair, beak nose, rudimentary arms. Garment decorated with zigzags, triangles, and loops in brown glaze and stripes of purple paint; stool striped in brown. Mended, a few chips missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Helen Read Collection; purchased by MFA from Mrs. Helen Read, January 8, 1953, for $ 50.00

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek, Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

17.4 x 7.6 cm (6 7/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

53.3

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture