Veiled Female Head
Greek, East Greek
late 2nd century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 107.
Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Veiled female head, broken at base of neck. A fillet passes across the forehead in two ridges connected in the middle by a short crosspiece. Veil has traces of dark blue. White slip well preserved. Nose damaged.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution