Female bust with a high polos

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.609

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female bust with high polos; hair in curls, and long ringlets on shoulders; surface nearly covered with white priming.

Provenance

From excavations at Tarentum; purchased by Joseph B. Murdock in Tarentum in March 1896; loaned to MFA by J. B. Murdock, April 27,1898; March 1931: Inherited by his brother, Harold Murdock; gift to MFA from Harold Murdock in memory of his brother Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock