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A larger-than-life marble Head of the Poetess Sappho that was found in Smyrna (Izmir).  It is a Roman copy of a type belonging to the Hellenistic Period.

Sappho was a poetess from the island of Lesbos who is famous for her love poetry.  See conveniently Wikipedia.

Sappho. (2023, September 25). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sappho