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Woman seated on a rock

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Figure of a woman seated sideways to r. on a pile of rocks; in pink sphendone with gold button, white chiton with blue border, and himation around hips and legs. Mended, several small fragments missing. Ceramic, painted with tempera colors and with details in gold leaf.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, October 14, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Tanagra, Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1056

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture