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Mould of the face of a woman, possibly Aphrodite

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Mould of the face and neck of Aphrodite. On the top and sides are two marks to help fitting together.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Smyrna, Ionia, Asia Minor

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5 x 3 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7932

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds