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Female Worshipper

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Female Worshipper, 16th century BCE
Former Title: Female Statuette
Sculpture
, Statuette
Minoan
,
2nd millennium BCE
Minoan period, Late
Creation Place: Crete
Bronze
6.7 x 3.2 x 3 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. and the David M. Robinson Fund
, 1975.60
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
,
Provenance
Leo Mildenberg, Zurich, Switzerland, (by 1960), sold; to Fogg Art Museum, 1975.
Bibliography
David Gordon Mitten, "A Minoan Bronze Statuette at the Fogg Art Museum", Fogg Art Museum Annual Report (1974-1976), No. 1974/1976, p. 48-55., Figs. 1-7.

George M. A. Hanfmann and David Gordon Mitten, "The Art of Classical Antiquity", Apollo (May 1978), Vol. 107, No. 195, 8-15, p. 9, fig. 2.

Colette Verlinden, Les statuettes anthropomorphes crétoises en bronze et en plomb, du III millénaire au VII siècle av. J.-C., Brown University Center for Old World Archaeology and Art (Providence, RI, 1984), p. 196, no. 67.

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), p. 98, no. 108, ill.

Efi Sapouna-Sakellarakis, Die bronzenen Menschenfiguren auf Kreta und in der Ägäis, F. Steiner (Stuttgart, 1995), p. 96-97, no. 170, pl. 15, no. 170.

Oliver Lennox, "In the Coin Room: An Interview with Professor David G. Mitten", Persephone, Puritan Press (Hollis, NH, 2002), p. 71

[Reproduction Only], Persephone(Hollis, NH, Fall 2002), p. 71.

Séan Hemingway, "The Minoan Bronze Votive Statuette of a Woman at the Harvard Art Museum", Teaching with Objects: The Curatorial Legacy of David Gordon Mitten, ed. Amy Brauer, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2010), pp. 134-147, fig. 1.

Séan Hemingway, "The Age of Bronze in Greece, Cyprus, and the Near East", Ancient Bronzes through a Modern Lens: Introductory Essays on the Study of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Bronzes, ed. Susanne Ebbinghaus, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2014), 20-37, pp. 32-33, fig. 1.8.

Exhibition History
Intimate Rituals and Personal Devotions: Spiritual Art Through the Ages, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville, 07/16/2000 - 01/14/2001