Bust of Artemis, head turned to right and hair piled high in two parts with suspension hole between. Eyes hollow. Over right shoulder, fawn skin; beneath, chiton; on back of right shoulder, a quiver. Corroded; green and black patina.
By date unknown: with Hugo Weissmann, 96 Charles Street, Boston (said to be from near Izmir [Smyrna]); purchased by MFA from Hugo Weissmann, January 8, 1958, for $ 150.00
William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2
Greek or Roman, Late Hellenistic to Early Imperial Period, about 100 B.C.–A.D. 50
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 641; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 127 (additional published references).
Height: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique