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Etruscan votive terracotta head of a youth

M220

£800.00

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A votive moulded terracotta depicting a youthful head covered in a himation.

Culture
Italy, Etruscan, c. 4th or 3rd Century BC

Condition
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

Size
21.6 x 14.5 cms, 27 cms including stand

Provenance
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.

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