Female head

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7919

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head with hair represented in rolls by means of five grooves running from face to back. Red-brown on hair; red on lips; traces of white slip. Knot of hair at back broken away.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Naukratis.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution