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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.242
Title
Head of a Female Figure of the Spedos Variety
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, head
Date
2500-2400 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Cyclades
Period
Cycladic period, Early
Culture
Cycladic
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Marble, pigment
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
actual: 10.48 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Lois Orswell Collection
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.242
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 294, fig. 52, pp. 109-110, 359

Exhibition History

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008

Tangible Things, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Cambridge, 01/24/2011 - 05/29/2011

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