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Fragmentary figurine of a woman

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Head and breast of statuette of a woman; she holds a jug on her head with right hand. Light clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 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

6.3cm (2 1/2in.)

Accession Number

84.118

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture