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Head of female figurine with a mantle over her hair

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Head of female figurine; hair high in front and mantle thrown over it. Bright yellow-brown clay. Much worn.

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

3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.131

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture