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Head and shoulder of a goddess

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Head and right shoulder of a goddess. Hair in tight corkscrew curls; wears a high stephane, most of which has been broken away. The top of the head is chipped.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Sicily, said from Sybaris. (Informant truthful, but might forget.)); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

17.3 cm (6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7946

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture