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Goddess wearing a high crown

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Seated goddess. Has a high crown; hair falls on either side like a klaft; wears an elaborate series of necklaces. Red preserved on chiton. Small pieces are missing.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Tripolitza (i.e. probably Tegea).); 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

Tegea, Arkadia, Greece (said to probably have come from)

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7769

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture