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Female protome

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Female protome with hole at top for suspension.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found loose in earth, first year. 1881: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Early Classical Period, 480–470 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.169

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; yellow, coarse clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture