Disc with a horned female head in high relief

Greek, East Greek


Accession Number

83.5

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Dull black glaze on yellow-red clay; horned female head in high relief in field; right breast exposed, right hand holds a large bunch of grapes, left hand holds  glaze much worn.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 4: from the ruins of the temple of Artemis at Ephesus; by 1883: with M. A. Carandonis & Bros; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis & Bros., January 18, 1883, for $75.00 (the total price for MFA 83.1-83.7 and 83.474)

Credit Line

Everett Fund