Ancient Greek Terracotta Head

Ancient Greek Terracotta Head

Item Number: 299

$895.00

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Period: Late 5th to 4th c. BCE
Dimensions: Without stand 3 cm, with stand 6.5 cm
Material: Terracotta
Region: Halicarnassus
Provenance: Bought by present owner in 1965 in Bodrum, Turkey
Description
The terracotta head of a figurine from present day Bodrum, found at ancient Halicarnassus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Possibly a Boetian head of a goddess used as a votive offering. Traces of original slip remaining. Sold as a group with 541 and 1541. May be sold individually.

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