Draped Female Figure

Marble | 71 x 26 x 19.5in | 2nd and 1st century BCE


The beautifully draped statue of a mature woman may be a representation of Calliope, the muse of epic poetry. A flat surface on the folds of the cloak against the left arm of the figure may have held a tablet, an attribute of Calliope. She might have...
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