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Figurine of a woman Holding a Child

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Statuette of a woman standing, holding a child in her arms. She is standing on her right leg having her left placed to the side and she is looking down. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, which covers not only her body but her head too in a rectangular arrangement. She is wearing a double...

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Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 1st century B.C.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 104.

Dimensions

32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.394

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture