|Collection:||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
|Title:||Statuette of a seated Female Dancer|
|Summary:||Seated female dancer putting on her slipper|
|Sculpture Type:||Free-standing statue|
|Date:||ca. 350 AD - ca. 400 AD|
|Dimensions:||H 0.12 m; Base W 0.059 m; Base L 0.067 m|
|Period:||Late Roman Imperial|
Subject Description: A seated female dancer sits on a cylindrical seat with her right foot drawn up to her left knee to put on her slipper with both hands. She wears a short dress or chiton with short sleeves and a high belt. Her hair is pulled up and decorated with a beaded diadem. The statuette is placed on a rectangular base that has lion heads at the corners. Gold leaf highlights the dancer's hair, the ends of her sleeves, the belt, her bracelets, and her slippers as well as the top and bottom of the stool and the lion heads on the base.
Condition: Nearly complete
Condition Description: Rear part of base is restored.
Material Description: Silver with gold trim