Head of a youth

Greek
Orientalizing Period
about 650 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Crete

Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.465

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a youth broken from a plaque. The curls on the forehead are in a straight line. On the sides and on the neck small circles have been pressed into the wet clay with a punch.

Provenance

By date unknown: Herbert Hoffmann Collection (from Crete); gift of Herbert Hoffmann to MFA, April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert Hoffmann