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Figurine of a woman carrying a jar on her head

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Woman standing holding a jar on her head. Top of the jar broken off. Stand on low rectangular plinth. Coarse brown clay.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 5, one of a group of objects (87.422-87.434): all from Cos and the neighboring islands; by 1887: with M. A. Carandonis; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis, December 6, 1887, for $ 110.00 (this is the total price for MFA 87.422-87.437)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, East Greek,

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.422

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture