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Statuette of Aphrodite leaning on a small statue

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Statue of Aphrodite leaning on another statuette. Aphrodite is standing, having her right hand extended and lifted up and her left arm is resting on the statue; her left foot is raised and rests upon the statuette's plinth. She wears only an himation, which is wrapped around her legs and drawn up...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 150–100 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 010.

Dimensions

33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7751

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture