Youthful head wearing a diadem with a rosette

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.595

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Youthful head. Diadem with rosette on left and fillets hanging from it on either side; light clay; surface worn.

Provenance

From excavations at Tarentum; purchased by Joseph B. Murdock in Tarentum in March 1896; loaned to MFA by J. B. Murdock, April 27,1898; March 1931: Inherited by his brother, Harold Murdock; gift to MFA from Harold Murdock in memory of his brother Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock