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Standing draped Woman

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Statuette of draped standing figure. She turns a little to the right and she is standing on a plinth, an inch high, and decorated with incised stripes; she is standing with her right leg at ease, her left arm hanging down and the right one clasped to breast. She is draped in a chiton and an...

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Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Bought in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd or 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 084.

Dimensions

36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.905

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture