Greek, South Italian
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum
Height: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head. Archaic type with hair in curls; smile on lips; modeling much worn; traces of the white priming and of red stripes.
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
Gift of Harold Murdock, in memory of his brother, Rear-Admiral J. B. Murdock