Female head with a high stephane

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7947

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head broken at base of neck. Wears a high stephane, with a fillet. Traces of dark red on stephane and hair; of pink on flesh. The upper part of the stephane missing except at ends.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Munich (from Furtwaengler, through an agent).); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution