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Woman Standing

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Head posed on a very long neck, wears a heavy round wreath with two leaves on each side. Figure is wrapped in a long chiton and himation. Her hair is styled in a melon coiffure.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples: from Canosa.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Dimensions

24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7964

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture