Head of a youth

Greek, South Italian
Early 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.218

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a youth including left shoulder. Hair smooth except in front where it is arranged in three rows of spirals. Archaic style. Flat at the back; a hole in the top of the head.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912