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Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

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Head of Aphrodite (?). High crescent stephane, behind which hair is brushed high in an elaborate knot; left ear-ring gone. Traces of white slip and red paint.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7628

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture