|Collection:||Athens, National Archaeological Museum|
|Title:||Grave monument with seated slave|
|Findspot:||Found at Athens, on Odos Stadiou (124 D) (in 1887, according to Karouzou)|
|Summary:||Maidservant seated, with her legs crossed|
|Sculpture Type:||Free-standing statue|
|Original or Copy:||Original|
|Date:||ca. 350 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.83 m; Th. 0.77 m|
Subject Description: A woman, presumably a female servant, sits on the ground, with her legs crossed ahead of her. She wears a belted, short-sleeved chiton or tunic, with shoulder straps. She holds both arms forward, with her left forearm in her lap, and her right arm raised, probably to rest her right hand on her cheek, in a mourning gesture.
Condition Description: The head is missing.
Material Description: "Pentelic" (according to Clairmont)
Collection History: The statue was known before 1885, according to Clairmont.
Other Notes: This statue, along with another (a pendant), may have stood in front of a large funerary monument, or grave plot, to serve as an eternal mourner.
AM 96 (1981), 199;