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Goddess reclining

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Goddess reclining. Red and yellow on kalathos; yellow on earrings; red on face; red and yellow on brooches and neckline; red on arms and chiton; yellow across top of chiton; white slip in many places. Missing: a piece from the bottom of the back.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Thebes.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7757

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture