Head of Dionysos (?) figurine

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


Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7627

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of Dionysos  Long hair brushed back from the face in a roll along the side; at the base of the head behind was a knot of hair, now gone; ends of a broad fillet remain.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution