Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

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


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7641

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of Aphrodite (?). Hair parted in middle and gathered in a knot on top of the head and another knot at the back; in a roll along the side. White slip; traces of gilding and red.

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