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Fragmentary figurine of a woman

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Upper part of female figure, who holds veil with right hand. Fine yellow clay, slightly glazed.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.115

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture