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Standing woman wearing long scarf (Muse?)

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Statuette of a woman, standing. She is looking to the right and she has her right hand resting on her hip and her left extended sideways; she is wearing a chiton and a transparent himation, which exposes her right breast and arm; her hair is tied up in a long scarf which falls on her right...

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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

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Gift of Martin Brimmer

Greek, East Greek, late 2nd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 104.


20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World