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Female head with a sakkos

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Female head. Broken at base of neck; wears a sakkos. Most of the head-covering is broken away. Red on the hair; traces of red on edge of sakkos and on forehead near by; traces of red on lips.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

Place of Manufacture

Tarentum, Calabria, Italy

Dimensions

11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7945

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture