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Statuette of Aphrodite leaning on a column

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Statuette. Aphrodite, leaning on a column. Breast cross-cords frame the breasts. Hair reddish brown; traces of blue in folds of himation; ground layer of white overall.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples: from Canosa.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, end of 4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 23.1 x 9.5 x 7 cm (9 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7956

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture