This somewhat larger than average terra-cotta Hellenistic head of a women shows a catching atmosphere.Her hair braided to the back of her head ending in a knot , she wears a diadem on her head and earnings.
Hellenistic kingship remained the dominant political form in the Greek East for nearly three centuries following the death of Alexander the Great. Royal families lived in splendid palaces with elaborate banquet halls and sumptuously decorated rooms and gardens . Hellenistic Kings became prominent patrons of the arts, commissioning public works of architecture and sculpture, as well as private luxury items that demonstrated their wealth and taste.
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