Head of Aphrodite figurine

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


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7638

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of Aphrodite. She wears a broad fillet across the forehead; her hair parted in the middle and gathered in an onkos on top; end of the fillet hangs on the neck on either side. Traces of white slip.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution