Head of a youthful god

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


Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

31.7

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a youthful god, hair bound with broad flat fillet and leaves. Lips parted. Remains of red paint on hair and face.

Provenance

From Tarentum; by 1930: with Dr. Hirsch; purchased by MFA from Dr. Hirsch, January 2, 1931 for $ 950.00 (this is the total price for MFA 31.6-31.8)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund