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Woman in long chiton dancing

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Statuette of a draped woman. She is standing with her left leg stepped forward. Her arms are extended to the left; she looks like she is dancing. She is dressed in a long chiton, with overfold open down to the right side and fastened on the left shoulder with a button. She has her hair tied...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd or 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 075.

Dimensions

22.7 cm (8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7714

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture