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The hair is encircled by a fillet. Below this it is drawn to the sides so as to cover the tips of the ears, and it is done up in a roll behind. Wavy locks are lightly chiseled on the top of the head, at either side of the parting, which extends back to the crown. The forehead is prominent in the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Greek, Classical Period, first half of the 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 049.


Height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, fine-grained Greek


The Ancient World