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Female Head

Greek, South Italian
Classical Period
5th century B.C.


Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.228

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head with oval face. Hair sketchily rendered; unfinished at the back. It resembles the head of 13.226 (This one is earlier, fresher - B. Kingsley)

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Taranto.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912