A Head of a Goddess with Polos
Greek ca. 500 B.C..
Terracotta. H. 7.5 cm. W. 4.5 cm
Head of a goddess with a tall polos. Almond-shaped eyes under wide, slightly offset brows. The full lips with slightly upturned corners form the so-called Archaic smile. Mould-made. Rhodian type. Condition: Fragment of a statuette. Small chip missing at the top of the polos. Surface slightly sintered. Traces of reddish paint in a few places.
Formerly Coll. Prof. Hans Dahn (1919-2019), Lausanne; acquired 17.12.1952 from Donati in Basel.