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Goddess standing

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Statuette of a standing goddess. Body a slab of clay; arms two small fins; only the head is modeled. At the place where the waist would come are two horizontal bands; above there is elaborate geometric ornament, below, vertical bands and a spiral border. Arms are red and glazed; black line marks...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7778

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture