Head of female figurine with tall, pointed pilos

Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period
490–480 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.124

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of female figurine wearing tall, pointed pilos. Probably Aphrodite, based on similarity to complete figurines.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: 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