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Relief with the head of a child

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Numerous traces of gilding in the hair and a few of pigment on the flesh.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Came originally from a man whose supplies are Sicilian. Bought in Palermo.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greco-Roman,

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8241

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture