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Statuette of a seated woman. Of solid clay, plain behind, molded in front. Head molded in the round. Chiton; mantle passing over right shoulder and under left arm. Stephane; disc ear-rings. Hands and feet are missing; broken off below the knee but repaired.


By 1903: Mrs. S. T. Morse Collection (according to MFA Register of Pottery, she purchased the mask from E. Simeon, London, who stated to have found it in his own excavations in the island of Rhodes); gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse to MFA, January 1903

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Gift of Mrs. S. T. Morse

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, 600–480 B.C.


16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World