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Head of a woman

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Mold made terracotta head of a woman. She wears large circular earrings and an elaborate coiffure with a topknot. It is hollow. It is broken off at the neck. The surface is rough and worn. The chin is chipped.


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

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Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

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


Height x width: 10.2 x 5.9 cm (4 x 2 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta


The Ancient World