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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. There is a chip missing from the hair. It is hollow. It is broken off at the neck. The surface is cracked and chipped.

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: 6.5 x 6 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.36

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture