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Object Number: MS3477
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Lake Nemi
Period: Late Republican Roman Period
Date Made: Late Hellenistic
Early Date: -150
Late Date: 0
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 12cm
Width: 7.2cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897


Small head of a woman. White marble. Right cheek stained by iron and heavy area of rust over right eye. Broken off just below the chin. Tip of nose abraded, otherwise intact. Hair parted in the middle. Brushed back from forehead and sides so as to reveal ears. Prominent bunch of hair at top of head.


[Catalogue, Collection] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 107, no. 55View Objects cited in this Publication

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