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Aphrodite

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The end of the nose is damaged, and the other surfaces are relatively corroded or pitted, not unpleasingly so. The hair is drawn into a knot at the back and is bound with a fillet, which has been wound twice around it. This head must come from a very small statuette, perhaps representing...

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Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 097.

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4502

Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline, gray, not unlike Thasian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture