Etruscan votive terracotta head of a youthM220
A votive moulded terracotta depicting a youthful head covered in a himation.
Italy, Etruscan, c. 4th or 3rd Century BC
The face is intact with only minor losses as shown in the photographs, the back has been repaired with losses to the lower portion and sides
21.6 x 14.5 cms, 27 cms including stand
Formerly with Dr. Elie Borowski (1913-2003), accompanied by a c. 1960’s photograph of the head (inscribed on the back and stamped Galerie Borowski). Elie and Batya Borowski were the founders of the Bible Lands Museum , Jerusalem.
The head is supplied with a c. 1960’s/70’s custom-made heavy brushed steel display stand.