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Statuette of a nude female holding her breasts

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Copper statuette of a female figure standing and holding her breasts. She probably represents the Anatolian mother goddess.

Provenance

By 1953: J.J. Klejman, New York; 1953: sold by Mr. Klejman to Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford, New York; 1953-1984: Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford collection; 1985: given to the MFA by Mrs. Stafford, 16 January 1985.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford in memory of Mr. Frederick M. Stafford

Near Eastern, Central Anatolian, Early Hittite, about 2000 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

Accession Number

1984.993

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture