Head of a dancing girl
3rd or early 2nd century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 086.
Height: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The head is bent upward and to the left, with himation wound around so as to leave only the face exposed. The work is very delicate. Light green patina; somewhat corroded. The pupils are drilled and were once presumably inlaid.
By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought from a Greek dealer); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution