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Ancient Art

Head of a Gorgon

3rd century B.C.

Terracotta

9.9 × 8.1 cm (3 7/8 × 3 3/16 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.46
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Sicilian
Period: 
Hellenistic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ruth Elizabeth White; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

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.