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Standing Draped Woman in Tanagra tradition

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In the tradition of Tanagra figurines, statuette of standing woman standing who rests both hands on her hips. She is wearing a chiton with a deep-cut neck and the garment is fastened on the shoulders with floral buttons. With both hands, she holds an himation, which goes round her back and hangs...

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Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, early 1st century B.C.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 090.

Dimensions

25.3 cm (9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.385

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture