Relief fragment with veiled female

Cypriote
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.192

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This relief fragment preserves the head and shoulders of a female figure. She wears a veil and holds her hand up to her head.

The fragment may be from Kition - Salines.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription