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Head of Aphrodite (?) figurine

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Head of Aphrodite (?). Hair parted in middle and gathered in a knot on top of the head and another knot at the back; in a roll along the side. White slip; traces of gilding and red.

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

9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7641

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture