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Woman from a funerary monument

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The over life-sized standing woman is carved in very high relief, with traces of the background visible on the figure's left side. She wears a chiton underneath the himation that is draped over her head, covers the upper part of her right arm, passes across her torso, and is gathered in her...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: from Rome and once in possession of Castellani); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 330–325 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 070; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 108 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 201 cm (79 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.642

Medium or Technique

Marble from Mount Pentelikon near Athens

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture