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Head of Demeter

Head of Demeter
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Sobhy


showcase 18

Head of Demeter

Category:
Sculpture in the round, figurines / statuettes, heads
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Roman Period (31 BCE-395 CE)
Provenance:
Upper Egypt, Fayoum
Material(s):
Man made material, pottery (terracotta)
Height:
9.5 cm
Hall:
Greco-Roman Antiquities, showcase 18



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

Bibliography
  • Giuseppe Botti, Catalogue des monuments exposés au Musée Gréco-Romain d’Alexandrie (Alexandria: Imprimerie Générale A. Mourès, 1901): 53, no. 1128.
  • Evaristo Breccia, Monuments de l’Egypte Gréco-Romaine, vol. 2 (Bergamo: Officine dell’Istituto Italiano d’Arti Grafiche, 1934): 44, no. 252, pl. LX, 296.
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