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Head of a youthful god

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Head of a youthful god, hair bound with broad flat fillet and leaves. Lips parted. Remains of red paint on hair and face.

Provenance

From Tarentum; by 1930: with Dr. Hirsch; purchased by MFA from Dr. Hirsch, January 2, 1931 for $ 950.00 (this is the total price for MFA 31.6-31.8)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Greek, South Italian, Late 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

31.7

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture