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[Head of a young woman]
h [electronic resource].
1 sculpture :
b clay ;
5.2 x 4.0 x 5.0 cm.
Box number: 22.
Item number: 054.
Color: Orange, traces of white.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Front view.
C. E. Vafopoulou-Richardson, Ancient Greek terracottas,
p. 45, fig. 51: similar figurine, from Smyrna, first half of first century CE, with a range of popularity for the form between 2nd century BCE to well into the Roman period.
Female head shows the face of a young woman, inclined to the left and supported by a long slender neck. Hair is rolled back from her face and adorned with a stephane. The hair is parted in the middle and terminates at the sides of the stephane in large curls. The hair is gathered into a knot at the nape of the neck.
Condition: Very good.
Terra-cotta figurines, Roman.
t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.