Head from a female bust

    • Provenienza:
      Syracuse, Achradina, Casa del Pellegrino, excavations 1957-1958
    • Data:
      Late 4th - early 3rd century BC
    • Materiali:
    • Dimensioni:
      height 31 cm, width 20 cm
    • Collocazione:
      Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Regionale “Paolo Orsi”
    • Inventario:
      inv. 57009
  • Head from a female bust

The details of the well-groomed face, with traces of red, the wide eyes, regular nose with pronounced nostrils, the mouth just opening in a smile, the typical "rings of Venus" on the broad neck are all part of a type prevalent in Hellenistic age.