Small covered female head

    • Provenienza:
      Syracuse, Borgata S. Lucia, 1914
    • Data:
      3rd century BC
    • Materiali:
    • Dimensioni:
      height 5 cm, width 3 cm
    • Collocazione:
      Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Regionale “Paolo Orsi”
    • Inventario:
      inv. 34654
  • Small covered female head

The veiled figure depicts a religious dancer. This type of head made its first appearance on the painted vases of the 5th century, but continued to be used afterwards without major changes.