The work of an Athenian craftsman of the 4th century BC.
A Head of a Woman by Unknown Artist, 4th century BC
© Ashmolean Museum
- Pentelic marble
- 34 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,500 ( Total: £30,000)
- Acquired in:
- Professor Bernard Ashmole
It was once part of a full-length figure of a woman from a naiskos, a funerary group of two or three figures in attitudes of grief or resignation.
At Marbury Hall, near Northwich, Cheshire until it came into the possession of Professor Bernard Ashmole.