ostracon ancient art



Western Greek Votive Head, Archaic Period, Ex Cahn, 525-500 BC

Greek protome with nicely rendered late archaic features.

The female head is showing small almond-shaped eyes, a prominent nose and lips drawn into a slight archaic smile. She wears a stephane and a veil.

Probably from Sicily, following an Eastern Greek model.

Intact and fine. Soil deposits.

H. 10.3 cm (4.1 in), H. with stand 15.2 cm (6 in)

Cahn Auktionen AG, September 2007 sale, lot no. 351a.

860 USD

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