Head of a Woman
Greek, South Italian
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 490–470 B.C.
22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head. The hair is smooth except over the forehead, where it falls in waves from a central parting. Globular earrings. The back is flat with a large circular hole.
By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Mesma.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912