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Statuette of Aphrodite

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Upper part of a nude statuette of Aphrodite. The arms are missing, and broken off at the waist. Remains of a white slip.

Provenance

By 1905: with E. P. Warren (according to his records: bought from a Greek in 1905. From Rhodes.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.228

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture