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Mask of a woman. She has her hair loose over the ears and tied in a knot at the crown of the head. She has bored pupils. She wears a broad fillet around the head and earrings in her ears. The mouth is open. Traces of Cream color on fillet; yellow on hair; traces of cream color and white slip...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 2nd or early 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 115.

Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7753

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture