Female head with a sakkos

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7945

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head. Broken at base of neck; wears a sakkos. Most of the head-covering is broken away. Red on the hair; traces of red on edge of sakkos and on forehead near by; traces of red on lips.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution