ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A YOUNG GIRL
4th - 3rd century BC
height cm 29
A naturalistic terracotta head depicting a young girl, realized with an incredibly realistic visage comprised of open and delined shaped eyes, an aquiline nose, plumed lips, naturalistic ears. The young girl wears a smooth diadem, from which strands of wavy hair descend on her forehead; the hair is gathered in a high knot and falls into outlined and curled strands.
English private collection, acquired before 2000.