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Winged Siren

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Siren. Hair arranged like an "onkos" about the forehead. Large wings reach from shoulders to feet. Missing: curl on left side of neck; both hands; both feet.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, late 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 013.

Dimensions

23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7754

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture