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Figurine of a woman reclining on a rocky outcrop

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Woman, reclining on a rocky outcrop. Attachments on shoulders as if for wings. Fillet and high diadem, showing traces of gilding. The dark brown clay indicates it was made in Amisos, Black Sea region. Traces of red on the hair. Much mended.

Provenance

By 1887: with T. T. Timayenis; purchased by MFA from T. T. Timayenis, November 1, 1887

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Greek, Amisos, Hellenistic, 2nd century B.C.

Dimensions

38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.436

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture