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Head of Herakles figurine

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Head of Herakles wearing a wreath of figs and fig leaves; the nose is twisted somewhat to the spectator's left. Red on some parts.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek,

Dimensions

5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7640

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture