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Female Head

Object Details

Title:

Female Head

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Greek (South Italian)

Place:

South Italy (Place Created)

Date:

4th century B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

73.AD.10.A.258

Dimensions:

5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

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Object Description

Female head and upper torso; topknot, hair extends to shoulders; eyes, nose, and mouth are clearly discernible; Venus rings on neck; back unmodeled. Also numbered 332.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1973

Royal Athena Galleries (New York, New York), by exchange with Royal Athena Galleries, 1973.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Lyons, C. "Guide to the Collection of South Italian and Sicilian Terracottas." In Ancient Terracottas from South Italy and Sicily in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Maria Lucia Ferruzza. (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016), pp. 220.