London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A CHILD
4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
With chubby features and short locks framing the face, remains of red paint over the unmoulded back of head, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high; a Tarantine terracotta head of a youth wearing large wreath, circa 300 B.C., 2 in. (5 cm.) high; a Greek style terracotta female head, a fillet round her head tied with a top knot, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high; another with her mantle drawn up over her head, framing her face, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high; and a terracotta figure of a seated woman with child held against her body, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high (5)
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