Antefix in the form of an Amazon
Greek, South Italian or Sicilian
about 200 B.C.
Height: 37 cm (14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a female (?) in a Phrygian cap, the top curled forward; she is perhaps an Amazon. Section of tondo background and fillet molding preserved above. Traces of white underpainting.
Said to come from South italy or Sicily; by 1961: with Dr. Elie Borowski and Dr. Herbert A. Cahn; gift of Dr. Elie Borowski and Dr. Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, November 8, 1961
Gift of Dr. Elie Borowski and Dr. Herbert A. Cahn