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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.2002
Title
Standing Woman
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, statuette
Date
500-400 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Cyprus
Period
Classical period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/286945
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta, traces of white slip and paint
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
13.8 x 4.2 cm (5 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Fogg Museum Classical Collection
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.2002
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Woman dressed in a long, pleated chiton. Himation comes over her head beneath a plain calathus. Offering in her left hand. Oval face, framed by curly hair. Long nose bent inward at the tip and a pouting mouth. Solid clay with an unmodeled back. Chip on left side.
Fairly soft, play reddish brown clay; traces of white slip and red pigment.

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