Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Enthroned female figure from the Erechtheion Frieze
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Found at Athens, Acropolis
Summary: Enthroned female figure, seated 3/4-view to the left, wearing a chiton and a himation.
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Architectural
Category: Separated fragments
Placement: Frieze
Style: High Classical
Technique: High relief
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 409 BC - ca. 406 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.40 m; W. 0.26 m; Th. 0.12 m
Scale: Miniature
Region: Attica
Period: High Classical
In Whole: Erechtheion Frieze

Form & Style: Brouskari reports that Hill placed this figure on the third or fourth position on block 6 of the East Frieze (but Fowler in Caskey et al. 1927 argued against it).

Condition: Fragmentary

Condition Description: Comprised of three (or more) large joining fragments, this figure lacks head, neck, both shoulders, forearms, right knee, both feet and ankles, and much of her chair. The surface is severly weathered, particularly on the left side.

Material Description: Pentelic

Associated Building: Athens, Erechtheion

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 154, fig. 321

Other Bibliography: Boulter 1970, 12 no. 85, pls. 13-14; Caskey et al. 1927, 263 no. 83