The J. Paul Getty Museum

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.B.21

Dimensions:

4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

See more

See less

Object Description

Female head and upper torso, left arm and breast indicated, right shoulder missing; hair pulled to sides, wearing a polos; worn surface, modeled back. Consists of two fragments that are glued together.

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).