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Female head

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Female head with hair represented in rolls by means of five grooves running from face to back. Red-brown on hair; red on lips; traces of white slip. Knot of hair at back broken away.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Naukratis.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Dimensions

54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7919

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture