Female protome

Greek, East Greek
Early Classical Period
480–470 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Loose in earth

Dimensions

7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.169

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; yellow, coarse clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female protome with hole at top for suspension.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found loose in earth, first year. 1881: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America