Etruscan terracotta profile head of a youthM126
A moulded pottery votive offering in the form of a profile head of an idealised youth with curly hair.
Italy, Etruscan, 4th or 3rd Century BC
A hole in the thinner pottery below the ear and some minor chips along the edges, a wood and metal stand support has been fitted within the hollow of the neck
25 x 15 cms
Ex. private collection, Perpignan, France; acquired 1970’s-1980’s.
A c. 1980’s numerical label on the back “C107”.