Terracotta figure of a woman, her left leg slightly advancing, her right arm bent at the elbow and crossing her body to rest on her raised left wrist, wearing a chition and himation, the two ends of the himation falling in long swathes down her left side, hair is centrally parted and drawn back to the nape of the neck, falls in double coil down her back, wearing small circular earrings. Light brown clay, white coating, red on hair and lips, rose-madder and blue on chiton.
- 250BC-200BC (circa)
- Made in: Boeotia
- Height: 19.1 centimetres
On display: G69/Balcony/dc1/shD
2015, 26 Mar-5 Jul, The British Museum, Defining Beauty: the body in ancient Greek art.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
- A.614-1910 (V&A number)
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Object reference number: GAA8275
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