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Tyro with infant twins

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Group of Tyro seated, watching her twins at her feet. Red on the hair of Tyro and mantle of one of the twins. Several breaks. Open under and behind. Clay identical with 97.423 (Kos)

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Tanagra.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 350–300 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7826

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture