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Persephone (?)

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Statuette of Persephone (?) standing. "Sanis" form. Wears a kalathos with crenulated top; disc earrings. Carries a pomegranate in left hand. Chiton and crown decorated with geometric patterns in red and black. Red on lips, cheeks, arms, and shoes; yellow on chiton below diplois.

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, 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia (?), Greece

Dimensions

Height: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7768

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture