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Old woman holding a pair of krotala in each hand

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Seated old woman. Holds a pair of krotala in each hand. Red-brown on hair; red on lips; traces of white slip on chiton; of blue on himation.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7893

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture