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Standing woman (Pudicitia type)

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Statuette of standing draped woman. She has her right arm crossed to her left hip to support her left elbow. She is looking to the left. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, wrapped around her body and her left arm; she is also wearing earrings and a circlet on her loosely waved hair, which...

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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, about 250–200 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 099.


Height: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)

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The Ancient World