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Marble head of a girl probably from a stele (grave marker)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble, Pentelic
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.6 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of James Loeb, 1909
Accession Number:
09.195
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Probably part of a relief; the left side is only roughly worked indicating that it was to be seen in profile.
Robinson, Edward. 1910. "Principal Accessions: A Gift of a Greek Fourth Century Marble." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5(1): pp. 21-2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 106, 245, pl. 85d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 92, p. 62, pls. 75a-b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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