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Object Number:
MS3477
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period:
Late Republican Roman Period
Date Made:
Late Hellenistic
Early Date:
-150
Late Date:
0
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Female Head
Description:
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.
Height:
12cm
Width:
7.2cm

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 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. 55
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