Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number 63-26-5
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Hellenistic Period
Date Made 350-200 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Woman

Woman seated on a rock with many rounded protuberances. Rock rests in turn on a thin, rectangular plaque. Woman's feet are set wide apart and her dress stretched taut between lower legs. One arms seems to pull folds of dress at level just above left knee. Other arm, hand missing, apparently raised jsut above level of right thigh and on same line. Ionic peplos. Melon hairdo with bun high behind. Head looking down toward activity of hands (carding wool?) Traces of white on dress, of red on hair. Reddish brown clay.

Height 15.2 cm
Length 8.5 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Thickness 0.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963

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