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Head of a Woman

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Head of a woman; lips parted, strong chin; very delicate modeling. Only traces of slip. A piece is broken from the knot at the back; and there is a round hole in the hair at the left of the parting.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 108.

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7748

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture