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Female head

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Female head with hair in a double row of corkscrew curls about the face. Hair red; creamy-white flesh color in places; face badly incrusted. Traces of pink on lips. Two curls are missing from the top of the forehead.


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, 3rd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor


Height: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

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The Ancient World