Figurine fragment

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

6.7 x 5.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.234

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lower half face of Archaic head (total height about 10 cm); nose remarkably sharp. Right cheek, with nose and mouth complete. Light clay; whitened and unglazed.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America