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Statuette of draped woman standing. She is lifting her right arm under the himation and having the left hanging down to the side. She is draped in a chiton and an himation, which covers all her body, even her head. Her hair is arranged in flat waves. She wears forked shoes. There are a few...

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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. 081.


23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World