Etruscan Terracotta Head of a Warrior

Culture: Etruscan
Period: 6th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 10 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 4087
Provenance: English private collection, acuqired betwenn 1960 and 1980.
Condition: Fragment with a strong expression.
Description: Terracotta head of a man with archaic features. The eyes are almond-shaped, the eye brows very distinct, the mouth with broad lips forming to a smile. The figure wears a headpiece, assumed to be a Pilos helmet. Therefore this present object is considered to depict a warrior. His hair is indicated schematically. Numerous color remains are preserved. Possibly an architectual element (antefix). Mounted.