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Woman holding a fan

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Woman standing, wearing a heavy, round, wreath with a leaf on each side. Carries a fan in left hand. Red on hair; yellow on wreath; pinkish flesh-color; red lips; pink and blue on chiton; blue on himation; pink rays on fan; white slip in many places.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Alexandria, Egypt

Dimensions

24.3 cm (9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7865

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture