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Head of female figurine with a jug on top

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Fragment with female head. Jug on head held by right arm, which is enveloped in a mantle. Bright red clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

84.223

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture