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Female head

Period:
Classical
Date:
mid–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic ?
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1512
Not on view
The head is mold-made and solid. It is broken around the jaw, preserving only the face and hair; the back of the head is missing.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2194, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2016. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Terracottas. no. 416, p. 245, Online Publication, [CD-Rom 2004], New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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