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Head and bust of a goddess; on head stephane, hair waved over forehead, falling in horizontal ridges to shoulders. Light drapery covering upper arms and breasts; lower arms not indicated. Dark reddish-brown clay, buff incrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 13, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Greek, Classical Period, about 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Dimensions

18.7 x 19.4 cm (7 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.342

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture