Antefix

Greek, South Italian
Hellenistic Period


Dimensions

20.4 x 21 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.318

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Decorated with youthful head in relief, with curly hair, winged, wearing a lion-skin. Pink on face; remains of black lines around eyes.

Provenance

By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From near Sybaris); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund