Head of a Goddess, Perhaps Demeter



Head of a Goddess, Perhaps Demeter


2nd Century BC


Greek, probably Island


Marble, Paros 1

Object Number


Credit Line

Carlos Collection of Ancient Art


MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, October 2007 - August 26, 2013|
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, September 25, 2013 - Present
Christie's London, Fine Antiquities (Tuesday 16 July 1985), 111, number 463.|
Christoph Reusser, Der Fidestempel auf dem Kapitol in Rom und seine Ausstattung: ein Beitrag zu den Ausgrabungen an der Via del Mare und um das Kapital 1926-1943 (Roma: "L'Erma" Di Bretschneider, 1993), 104, note 61.|
Bo Emerson, "A Herculean Try for Goddess," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 2, 2007.


© Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Bruce M. White, 2009.
This image is provided by the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, who retains all rights in it. This image is made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by United States law. For all other uses, please contact the Michael C. Carlos Museum Office of Collections Services at +1(404) 727-4282 or mccm.collections.services@emory.edu. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, but not in any way that implies endorsement of the user or the user's use of the image. Users may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, including without limitation attribution information, credits, and copyright notices that have been placed on or near the image by the Museum. The Museum assumes no responsibility for royalties or fees claimed by the artist or third parties. The User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Emory University, its Michael C. Carlos Museum, its agents, employees, faculty members, students and trustees from and against any and all claims, losses, actions, damages, expenses, and all other liabilities, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, directly or indirectly arising out of or resulting from its use of photographic images for which permission is granted hereunder.

On View



“Head of a Goddess, Perhaps Demeter,” Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections Online, accessed January 28, 2020, http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/6670.

Social Bookmarking


Copy the code below into your web page