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Veiled Female Head

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Veiled female head, broken at base of neck. A fillet passes across the forehead in two ridges connected in the middle by a short crosspiece. Veil has traces of dark blue. White slip well preserved. Nose damaged.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 107.

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7738

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture