Greek Terracotta Head of a Woman

Greek Terracotta Head of a Woman

An ancient Greek large terracotta head of a woman or goddess, her centrally parted hair rings her face in a row of curls.

Ca. 5th - 4th century BC.
Height: 3 1/2 in. (9 cm).

Statuettes of young women of this type were frequently dedicated at sanctuaries sacred to Demeter (the goddess of the harvest and fertility) and her daughter Persephone (also called Kore).

Formerly in the S. B. collection, inherited from Captain Wendell Phillips who acquired it during the Allied liberation of Italy in 1943.

Inv#: 6920


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