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Woman grating cheese

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Statuette of woman grating cheese. On the edge of the bowl is a pestle; on the ground a cheese with a knife resting on it. The chiton is white with red around neck and sleeves. The edge of the base is red, the top white. The cheese red. Grater, (add Greek) chair, knife-handle, pestle, and inside...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic Period, Early 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece


Height x width x length: 9.5 x 5.6 x 9.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World