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Within a simple, deep, fillet-molding frame, a woman stands to right, wearing a long chiton with heavy folds and an ample chiton wrapped around the waist and brought up behind the left shoulder, over the left arm and by the left side. A section by the left side of the neck suggests the woman may...

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By 1977: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Schweizerische Kunst und Antiquitätenmesse Basel, March 17-27, 1977, p. 94, illus.) (from the art market in Basel and Tokyo); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 12, 1977

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, about 330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Probably fromTarentum, South Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 011.


Height x width: 24.5 x 20.9 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World