Greek Terracotta Head of a Goddess

 

Greek Terracotta Head of a Goddess

An ancient Hellenistic Greek terracotta head of a goddess, her hair arranged in rows of braids and surmounted by a diadem with red pigment and traces of gilding remaining.

Ca. 3rd-1st century BC.
Height: 1 1/2 in. (4 cm).

Confer: L. Burn & R. Higgins, Catalogue of Greek Terracottas in the British Museum, Vol. III, (London, 2001), no. 2283.

Formerly in a French private collection.

Inv#: 4833

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