Figurine of a female head

Description
This statuette shows the head of a Greek lady with an elaborate hair style and decorative hair bands. The model dates from the Hellenistic period (336-146 BC), and was probably part of a votive offering.
It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/496
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of a female head
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
female head, votive figurine
Dimensions
whole W 51 mm; whole height 63 mm; whole depth 56 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Family Group

Material
pottery; terracotta
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Country
Greece?
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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