Female Head

Greek, South Italian
High Classical Period
Early 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.225

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female head. The hair smooth except at the front it flows in wavy incised lines from central parting. Globular earrings.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Lokri.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912