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Culture:Greek, Hellenistic
Title:Statuette, Female Standing Figure, Draped (from Tanagra)
Date Made:300–200 BCE
Accession Number:  AC 1984.89
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric H. Marks
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Label Text:
On this figurine, a light shawl or scarf replaces the usual heavy cloak, and its flowing ends suggest the woman’s slight movement or a breeze. Her loose, curly hair and sleeveless, V-necked shift also convey a carefree mood. The conical hat provides some protection from the sun, but may also indicate the young woman’s divinity.

statues; female

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