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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.35
adlib_title figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Female head with melon coiffure, broken off a stone statuette of a woman.
Material Terracotta
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration White on face, red on head.
Inscriptions
Condition Incomplete. Only head remains, no body. Lots of detail on both face and head, but both are marred by whitish deposit. Detail at tip of the head has broken off.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Hellenistic
Date 330-30
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0757.jpg
2002.97.0757.jpg
Top view of a terracotta female head broken off from an Hellenistic figurine, showing the top of her hair and front of face.
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2002.97.0758.jpg
2002.97.0758.jpg
Side view of a terracotta female head broken off from an Hellenistic figurine, showing the back of her head.
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Comparanda Cf. D.B. Thompson, Ptolemaic Oinochae and Portraits in Fainece, no.270, for type and no. 1.
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height H. 6.5
Diameters Max. 4.2
Handle_height
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Georgina; Julia
Date_edited 29.08.02; 20.05.2016
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