Face of Hermes

Greek, East Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
style of 4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7626

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Face of Hermes. Face is that of a youth with short, curly hair which lies in light curls over the forehead.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution