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Female head; elaborate garland of ivy leaves and berries; long curl on each side of neck. White slip; Remains of red, yellow and black paint. Handle on back. A large part of the right side broken off and missing


By 1888: with R. Lanciani (said to have been found near the banks of the Tiber, on the Trastevere side, opposite the Island of Aesculapius [Isola di s. Bartolomeo]); purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, January, 1889, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

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Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Italic, Etruscan, Etrusco-Roman Period,


26.4 x 21.5 cm (10 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.264 H. 0.215 W.

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The Ancient World


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