Female Head; Holding a Spear
Greek, South Italian
5th century B.C.
13.5 x 15 cm (5 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head with long wavy hair. Attached to the right side is a background against which appears the right arm of the figure, raised and holding a spear. To left of arm, a branch of a tree from which hangs a quiver.
By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Mesma.); 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)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912