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Etruscan terracotta votive head of a youth ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD OF A YOUTH

With his himation pulled over the back of his curly-haired head. This was a symbol that he was ready to meet the gods.

Cerveteri, 3rd Century BC

H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.)

Ex private collection, Freiburg, Switzerland; KB collection Lyon, Michigan acquired from Royal-Athena in 1985.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 127.

Exhibited: Michigan State Art Museum 1985-1995; Ball State University Art Museum 1995-2007.



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