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Mask. Female hair. Lock of hair falls down on the breast on each side at the edge of the veil. Much incrusted. From Boeotia, according to Rhousopoulos.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens (Rhousopoulos, who said it was from Boeotia).); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 600–480 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7916

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture