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Fragmentary figurine of a woman

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Fragmentary statuette of a woman. Upper half of figure covered with veil, which is held by the right hand. Left hand rests on hip. Light red, fine clay.

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

7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.171

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture