Ancient Roman Egypt Terracotta Head c.1st-2nd century AD. Size of head 3 5/8 inches high. Ancient Roman Hollow Terracotta head of a woman wearing headdress with pierced ears, fragment from a statue. Condition: minor chips otherwise perfect. Provenance: from the estate of Robert Thompson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bob represented the extensive dedication, scholarship, and attention to detail that the antiquity collecting community requires. Bob started collecting in the 1960s and dedicated a substantial portion of his time to the acquisition, attribution, and conservation of his collection. As is evident from the quality, artistic merit and historic interest of each artifact.