Female head

Greek, East Greek
3rd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Dimensions

Height: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7742

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head with hair in a double row of corkscrew curls about the face. Hair red; creamy-white flesh color in places; face badly incrusted. Traces of pink on lips. Two curls are missing from the top of the forehead.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution