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Head of a young maenad or hermaphrodite

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Nose and chin have been restored; head and most of the neck have been mounted on a new bust. The surfaces have suffered slightly. A large wreath of vine leaves and grapes has been carved above the hair.

Provenance

By date unknown: Paul Manheim Collection; gift of Paul Manheim to MFA, December 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Paul E. Manheim

Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 195.

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.766

Medium or Technique

Marble, Greek island

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture