Wreathed Head of a Cypriote Youth
Unidentified Hellenistic-Roman maker, Roman
Hellenistic Period, 323-31 BCE
Limestone with red paint
Overall: 10 1/8 × 7 5/16 × 8 7/8 in. (25.7 × 18.5 × 22.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia
1000 BCE-1 CE
Not on view
Ancient Profiles: Sculpture, Prints, and Coins from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 1, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1-December 17, 1997.
Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.
Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 28, 1992-April 12, 1994.
Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.
Douglas F. Jordan, Dartmouth Class of 1947, Four Sculptured Cypriote Heads from the Hitchcock Collection in the Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College Museum Annual Report, 1947-1948, p. 15-20.
Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.
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