Greek. <em>Female Head</em>, late 5th to 4th century B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. (3.4 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.308. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.308_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Female Head


Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 5th to 4th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. (3.4 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm)


Accession Number: 16.308

Image: CUR.16.308_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small terra cotta female head form a statuette. Hair waved and dressed in heavy braid above forehead, behind which is plain rim (of a cap?). Subject unidentified. Cast solid. Condition: Excellent. Traces of white pigment. Work is excellent.

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