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Statuette. Woman, standing.

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Statuette of woman standing. She is wrapped in a long chiton and himation. Wears heavy round wreath with two leaves on each side. Hair is gathered in knot at base of head.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Dimensions

26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7965

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture