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Fragment. Cybele on a lion. She wears a flowered chiton and a decorated himation. Wreath, necklace and bracelet in relief. Free style.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: bought from a Greek dealer in Greece, 1901); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, about late 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

10.187

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels