Bearded head with a rosette on each side

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Dimensions

10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.567

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bearded head decorated with rosette on each side, and one above.

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