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Minoan Head: M.11-2000

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 5


Minoan Head


Production: Hepworth, Barbara




Minoan Head. White marble, carved with two grooves running from top to bottom, and one shorter groove on one side, pierced by a circular slanting hole; on wooden base.


History note: Trustees of the Estate of Barbara Hepworth; lent to the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1978; allocated to the Museum following acceptance in lieu by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, from the Estate of Barbara Hepworth

Legal notes

Allocated to the Museum following acceptance in lieu by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, from the Estate of Barbara Hepworth

Measurements and weight

Height: 71 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2000) by Department for Culture, Media and Sport


20th Century
Production date: AD 1972


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Base composed of wood (plant material)
Head composed of white marble

Techniques used in production

Carving : White marble on wooden base

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-2000
Primary reference Number: 28448
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_11_2000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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