Mourning Servant Girl 498, detail of lap and left hand, frontal view

Mourning Servant Girl 498, view from right

Mourning Servant Girl 498, detail of right hand from far left

Mourning Servant Girl 498, three-quarter view from back right

Mourning Servant Girl 498, torso and head from back right

Mourning Servant Girl 498, frontal view

Collection: Berlin, Antikenmuseen
Title: Mourning servant girl
Context: From Attica
Findspot: Found at Menidi
Summary: Mourning servant girl, one of a pair
Object Function: Funerary
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Statuary group
Style: Late Classical
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 335 BC - ca. 320 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.99 m, W. 0.73 m
Region: Attica
Period: Late Classical
In Group: Pair of Mourning Servant Girls


Condition: Nearly complete

Condition Description: No modern restorations. Head and right arm once broken but now rejoined. Missing: index finger and tip of thumb of left hand, small chips from fingers of right hands and two toes of left foot.

Material Description: Pentelic marble (Blümel

Collection History: Found near the village of Menidi, site of ancient Acharnai. Formerly in the Sabouroff Collection. Acquired in 1884.

Sources Used: Blümel 1966, no. 45