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Standing woman wearing thick wreath

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Draped woman standing. She has her left hand resting on her hip and the right hanging down. She wears a chiton and over that an himation, which is wrapped over her arms. She has her hair tied in a knot and wears a thick wreath on her head and earrings in her ears. She stands on a plinth which...

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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, late 2nd century B.C.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 082.

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

87.381

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture