Late Republican Roman Period
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.
Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897
[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. 55
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