Silk Road Collection
The Mediterranean

Head of the Goddess(Demeter)

  • The Mediterranean
  • the Italian Island of Sicily, Southern Italy
  • from the 4th to 3rd centuries BC
  • The Hellenistic Period
  • terracotta tiles
  • 27.0cm in height

The sculpture of a female head made in the Italian island of Sicily where the ancient Greeks built a colonized city. The knot is named "Hercules knot," which should be Demeter, goddess of the harvest, or her daughter Persephone.