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Woman standing on a spool-like base

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Woman standing on spool-like base. Wears petasos with peak. Traces of pink on himation, white slip in many places. Drapery over forehead restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said, & perhaps truly, to be from Corinth.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 325–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7843

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture