Head from a female figurine
Greek, South Italian
about 250–100 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Nemi
Height: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Female head with thick wavy hair and fillet, part of right side gone.
By 1887: with Luigi Boccanera (said to be from the sanctuary of Diana at Nemi); March 25, 1888: purchased by R. Lanciani from Luigi Boccanera; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation