User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman standing

Start collecting

Statuette of draped woman standing. She has her left hand on her hip and the right hanging down. Her hair is wavy and she has curls down on each side of the neck. She is wearing a chiton, which is high-girt and has a deep and pointed cut neck and an himation around her right forearm and over her...

Show Full Description

Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

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

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 089.

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.383

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture