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Veiled dancing woman

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Woman (hetaira?) wearing chiton and himation dancing on a low stool. Himation is pulled over head and lower part of face. Red on the base; blue on shoes; white slip in many places. Badly incrusted.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, mid-4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7922

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture