Statuette of Sacrificing Woman

Statuette of Sacrificing Woman

600-480 BC

Bronze

Overall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Base: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1916.2013

Location

Description

This standing woman’s left hand is raised and her right arm is missing, but she probably held forth a
vessel or object in sacrifice. She wears a chiton (tunic) with a decorated edge, a thick mantle draped over
her left shoulder, and a headband. She is barefoot and stands on a flat base that includes an attachment
element below.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Etruscan
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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