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Woman cooking, watched by a girl

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A woman sits on a low four-legged stool before a three-handled kettle which rests on a tripod over the fire. A small figure at her side peers into the pot. NOTE: J. Uhlenbrock, Sept. 26, 1995, feels the two figures do not belong together and base is modern.

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, Archaic Period, 500–475 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7788

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture