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Statuette of a Muse standing holding her right hand up, following the Muse for Drama who holds a mask. She has her left arm resting on her hip, her right arm extending and her right leg bent and crossing her right over it. She is wearing a chiton high-girt and deeply cut under her right arm and...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 2nd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 103.

Dimensions

28.9 cm (11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7729

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture