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Statuette of a Dancing Woman

2nd century B.C.

terracotta

27.5 × 18.2 × 12.065 cm (10 13/16 × 7 3/16 × 4 3/4 in.)
Gift of Betsy and Klaus Gemming, in memory of her father, Alexander H. Priz, Class of 1925
1998.25.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Asia Minor, Myrina
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Leonora Speyer, New York; father of Betsy Gemming, acquired from the above, late 1940s or early 1950s; Betsy Gemming, acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1998.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 198.

Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, “Hood Museum,” http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu (accessed June 2011-July 2021).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.