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Woman wearing elaborate drapery

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Figurine of standing woman, with elaborate drapery; attenuated forms; head and both arms missing. Deep yellow, coarse clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found next to sarcophagus No. 71. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.167

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture