Head of a youth

Greek, South Italian
second half of 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.229

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a youth. He wears stephane from under which locks of hair flow towards ears. The pupil and iris of the eyes and slight whiskers on cheeks are indicated. The head inclined to right. Unworked at the back.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Taranto.); 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)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912