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Head of a woman

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Mold made terracotta head of a woman. She wears an elaborate Severan coiffure. It is hollow. It is broken off at the neck. The surface is worn.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.29

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture