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The hair is drawn back from the forehead in slight waves and is formed into a small knot at the back. It is contained by a rolled fillet, best seen above the neck at the right side. The surfaces are chipped, battered, and worn, but what remains exhibits the nobility of Greek sculpture in its...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb in the name of Miss Rose Lamb

Greek, Classical Period, about 5th–early 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 036.


Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline Greek


The Ancient World