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Head of a Woman
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Head of a Woman


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This head has been carved in the round. the figure has long hair in a knot at the back and wears a fillet. The head may have Praxitelean features. The nose has been restored. This piece was formerly attached to Walters 23.93.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/22/1977Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1992Treatmenttechnical analysis
1/01/1992Technical Reportx-ray diffraction; other
Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 18]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Period
1st century BCE-4th century CE (Late Hellenistic-Roman Imperial)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.208
Measurements
H: 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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