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Face of Hermes

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Face of Hermes. Face is that of a youth with short, curly hair which lies in light curls over the forehead.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said from Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, style of 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7626

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture