The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of January 19, 2018

Head of Artemis, 600-575 BC

terracotta, Overall: h. 13.8 cm (5 3/8 in.). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1929.976

Artemis was the goddess of hunting. Her long straight nose, almond-shaped eyes, and "archaic smile" are very similar to those of Atalanta on the contemporary white-ground lekythos (1966.114)

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