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Head from a Female Figurine

3rd millenium B.C.

Marble, no apparent traces of pigment

5.77 x 3.02 x 2.46 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 1 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Ossorio, B.A. 1942
2012.59.2
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
3rd millenium. B.C.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Recieved as a gift on one of several trips to Greece in the 1960s/70s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.