Head of a figurine of bearded Asklepios (?)

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7614

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bearded head of Asklepios (?). Hair parted at middle of forehead; beard and short, wavy locks; modeled in two parts. No slip in colors.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution