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Woman Wearing an Elaborate Headdress

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Statuette of standing draped woman. She is wearing a chiton and an himation, which is dropped below her right shoulder and gathered in her left hand. Her hair is arranged in a large knot behind, but she is also wearing a thick wreath bound with a fillet over a wreath with vine leaves and fruit....

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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, 130–100 B.C.


Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 096.


32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

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The Ancient World