Head of a Woman

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 1st century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 108.

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7748

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a woman; lips parted, strong chin; very delicate modeling. Only traces of slip. A piece is broken from the knot at the back; and there is a round hole in the hair at the left of the parting.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution