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Head of a Woman with Long Curls
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Head of a Woman with Long Curls


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Description The oval face, full cheeks, and small mouth are characteristic of figurines from Tarentum (present-day Taranto, Italy), and the heavy outer lids of the eyes date this piece to the 3rd century BC.
Provenance Giovanni Dattri, Cairo, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Lambros-Dattari Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 1912, June 17-19, 1912, p. 60, no. 551 [?]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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3rd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta with traces of white slip
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.325
Measurements
4 5/16 x 2 1/4 x 3 in. (10.9 x 5.7 x 7.7 cm)
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