Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7634

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of Aphrodite (?). Hair brushed up from the back of the head and gathered in a knot on top, parted on forehead; end of the nose fractured; a sharp scratch on the right cheek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution