The J. Paul Getty Museum

Head with Melon Coiffure

Object Details

Title:

Head with Melon Coiffure

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

South Italian (Tarantine)

Place:

Taranto (?), South Italy (Place Created)

Date:

3rd century B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta (orange clay)

Object Number:

83.AD.354.264

Dimensions:

3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Stefan Hornak

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Provenance
Provenance
- 1983

Stefan Hornak (Simi Valley, California), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

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).