|Collection:||Paris, Musée du Louvre|
|Title:||Statuette of a baker|
|Findspot:||Found at Tanagra|
|Summary:||A baker standing over a basin of dough, with another basin and a long loaf next to her|
|Sculpture Type:||Free-standing statue|
|Original or Copy:||Original|
|Date:||ca. 525 BC - ca. 500 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.110 m|
Subject Description: On a flat rectangular base stands a woman, wearing a short-sleeved chiton, with a kekryphylon in her hair. She bends over a low basin that contains lumps of dough that she works with her hands. On the ground, to her left, is a long loaf of bread; to the right is a shorter basin, which contains more dough.
Condition Description: Intact, with flaking yellow slip on the surface, and some white adhesions.
Material Description: Light reddish-brown terracotta
Technique Description: All but the mold-made head are modeled by hand. Applied color includes black eyes and red lips and details of the dress.
Collection History: Acquired by the Louvre in 1892.