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Goddess kourotrophos seated

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Seated goddess kourotrophos. Her right arm extends toward the child. She wears a polos. Traces of white slip. Part of the necklace missing: the prop behind is gone.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Boston U.S.A.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, Early 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Argos or Tegea, Argolis or Arkadia, Greece (said to be from)

Dimensions

Height: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7770

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture