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Marble head of a goddess

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd or 2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Marble, Parian ?
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.227.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 160
The back of the head was completed in another material or covered with a veil.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 121, 258, pl. 98b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 168, p. 91, pls. 120a-c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Tsetskhladze, Gocha R. and V. D. Kuznetsov. 2000. "On the Cult of Aphrodite in Kepoi." Periplous: Papers on Classical Art and Archaeology Presented to Sir John Boardman, Mr. Gocha R. Tsetskhladze, A. J. N. W. Prag, and Anthony M. Snodgrass, eds. p. 356, London: Thames and Hudson.

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