Head of Aphrodite (?)
Greek, East Greek
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 109.
4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a female figurine. She wears a stephane and small earrings. She has her hair arranged in a low knot behind. Broken at the neck. The staphane preserves traces of yellow; slight traces of white slip also on the flesh.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution