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Portrait of a young priestess

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The girl wears her hair in a melon-coiffure with lobes collected in a small ring of hair at the back of her head. She is crowned with a convex fillet, whose ends hang at the back of her neck. Scientific Analysis: University of South Florida Lab No. 8430: Isotope ratios - delta13C +2.3 /...

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By date unknown: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, May 21, 1997

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 100–140

Place of Manufacture

Corinth (probably), Corinthia, Greece


Height: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, from Mt. Pentelikon near Athens


The Ancient World