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Female figure, standing on a base, wearing a peplos. Her right hand is raised to her breast.


By date unknown: collection of Mrs. Mela (probably Andromache Mela [1871-1962], the daughter of Heinrich Schliemann [1822-1890]); 1948: given by Mrs. Mela to Constance Dena (Conaxis) Paton, Massachusetts; by descent to her daughters, Dawna Lisa Paton and Mena Charlene Paton; 2009: gift of Mena Charlene Paton and Dawna Lisa Paton to MFA. November 18, 2009

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Gift of Mena Charlene Paton and Dawna Lisa Paton in memory of their mother, Constance Dena Conaxis Paton

Greek, East Greek, Classical Period, mid-5th century B.C.


Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World