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Woman with Himation and Petasos

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Statuette of standing woman. Himation pulled as veil over head; wears petasos and carries a fan. Red on the edge and the peak of the petasos, and on the fan. Ruddy color on face and neck; deep red on lips; traces of pink on himation, and black on eyes and brows.


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, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece


21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World