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Statuette, Woman, standing

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Woman wearing chiton and himation, looking downward. Hair bound with scarf and tied in knot on top of head. Left arm akimbo, drapery falling over it; right shoulder free, right hand raised to shade eyes, or more probably, in a gesture of surprise. Surface renewed.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: said from Capua); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period or modern, 330–300 B.C. or modern

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Dimensions

Height: 21.4 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.909

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture