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Fragment of figurine head

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Brow, left eye and part of nose of a fragmentary large Archaic head.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: 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, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

4.4 x 6.4 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.338

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture