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Standing draped woman with hood

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Statuette of standing draped woman who follows closely the Tanagra figurine type. She is looking to the right and has her right hand placed in front of her stomach, holding the himation from the inside. She is draped in chiton and himation, which covers her head; her hair is tied in a large...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 079.

Dimensions

23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7745

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture