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Votary in Eastern garb

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The head and feet are missing, and the body has been broken across the knees. Otherwise, the flat, two-dimensional body is in good condition. She (?) wears a long, tight tunic, with close, flat creases across the lower limbs. The mantle covering the upper part of the figure has vertical lines...

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By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Archaic Period, about 450 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 440.


41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World