12 April 2016
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE MALE HEAD
CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Depicting a youth with a full head of tousled locks, the almond-shaped eyes with thick lids, his fleshy lips slightly parted, a veil pulled up over the back of his head, his neck partially preserved
10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner in Rome in 1960 and brought to the U.S. in 1961.
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For a related example see no. 37 in C. Picón, et al., Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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