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Muse playing a kithara

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Statuette of standing draped Muse who holds her arms in a position of playing a kithara. She is standing on the right leg and having her left to the front and side. She is wearing a chiton, which is fastened with a button on her right shoulder and over that an himation, which is wrapped around...

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Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, East Greek, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 106.

Dimensions

32.3 cm (12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.390

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture