Statuette of a squatting girl

Dimensions
height: 12.5 cm
Date
second half of the 3rd century A.D.
Material
Production place
Inventory
50.651
ID
Hyp-548
References
Castiglione, in AntTan 16 (1969), 59–60; Török 1995, 128 ff. no. 174; Török 2005a, 40, no. 6; Török 2005b, 47–48, no. 6

The statuette represents a young girl wearing  a V-neck tunic, bracelets and earrings (now lost). Her arms are raised in a gesture of adoration. 

The statuette may have been offered to a goddess at the celebration of a girl's passage to womanhood, or placed on this occasion in a domestic shrine.