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Fragmentary statue of a girl (Kore)

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Fragmentary statue of a girl (kore). Head and upper torso, with arms broken off above elbows. Strong modeling of figure and face, "Archaic smile." Fillet around head; front hair dressed in vertical rows, back tresses horizontal, falling to waist. Drapery drawn over proper left shoulder, right...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Lawrence A. and Barbara G. Fleischman Collection; March 1994: gift of Barbara G. Fleischman to Arthur Fleischman; gift of Arthur Fleischman to MFA, March 26, 1997

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Lawrence A. Fleischman

Greek, South Italian, Late Archaic Period, late 6th to early 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

13.5 x 8 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.49

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture