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Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

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Head of Aphrodite (?). Hair brushed up from the back of the head and gathered in a knot on top, parted on forehead; end of the nose fractured; a sharp scratch on the right cheek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7634

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture