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Woman with arms muffled in drapery

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Woman standing in a pose which is a variation on the 'Sophokles stance'. Her hair is arranged in a melon coiffure with a braid around the back. She wears a long chiton and a short himation. Traces of white slip. Badly incrusted behind.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 340–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7899

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture