Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7628

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of Aphrodite (?). High crescent stephane, behind which hair is brushed high in an elaborate knot; left ear-ring gone. Traces of white slip and red paint.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution