Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Seated female figure from the Erechtheion Frieze
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Found at Athens, Acropolis
Summary: Female figure, clad in chiton and himation, seated in 3/4-view to the left on a rock, with her upper body turned to the front.
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. 0.39 m; W. 0.30 m; Th. 0.13 m
Scale: Miniature
Region: Attica
Period: High Classical
In Whole: Erechtheion Frieze

Form & Style: Brouskari reports that Hill placed this figure in the first position on block 5 of the East Frieze.

Condition: Single piece

Condition Description: The drapery and other surfaces of this figure are in good condition. This figure, comprised of one large fragment, lacks head, neck, right torso including right arm, left forearm, and feet.

Material Description: Pentelic

Associated Building: Athens, Erechtheion

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 154, fig. 322

Other Bibliography: Boulter 1970, 17 no. 87, pl. 28a; Caskey et al. 1927, 263 no. 87