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Statuette of Aphrodite

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Boiotian or Attic figurine of a partially cloaked figure of Aphrodite on high spool-shaped base. Hair drawn into a peak over forehead. Wears a wreath of leaves. Blue on leaves, himation, and base. Red on base. White slip on body.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, late Classical Period, around 350 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

22.6 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7882

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture