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Bust of a woman wearing a Phrygian cap

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Bust of woman in Phrygian cap. Preserved in front from the girdle upward. Yellow flesh color. Both arms are gone; the flaps of the cap and the fillet are injured.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 064.

Dimensions

16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7707

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture