Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Terracotta Head of a Woman - 58×0×0 mm

Ancient Greek, Hellenistic Terracotta Head of a Woman - 58×0×0 mm
4th - 1st Century BC - South Europe

A terracotta Hellenistic head of a woman. wearing an eleborate diadem . She shows a catching atmosphere.

Hellenistic kingship remained the dominant political form in the Greek East for nearly three centuries following the death of Alexander the Great. Royal families lived in splendid palaces with elaborate banquet halls and sumptuously decorated rooms and gardens. Hellenistic kings became prominent patrons of the arts, commissioning public works of architecture and sculpture, as well as private luxury items that demonstrated their wealth and taste.

Material: terracotta
Date: Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Late 4th - Early 1st Century B.C.
Origin: South Europe
Dimensions: height 5,8 cm
Condition: Some chipping from the diadem and a baking crack where the separately worked crown was attached to the head before the rying and firing process.
Provenance: Old German collection before 1980

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Lot details
Ancient Greek, Hellenistic
Head of a Woman
58×0×0 mm
Century/ Timeframe
4th - 1st Century BC
South Europe
Good Condition, See Photo
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