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Object Number:
MS5700
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Greece
Crete
Rethymna (uncertain)
Period:
Hellenistic Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Head
Description:
Frontal head, eyes with red (carnelian?) inset pupils. Much of the top and back of head carved plain. Luxuriant hair of large locks frames face above and at sides. Hair above forehead is drawn back in a semicircular arrangement. Surface broken at back: posssibly a large bun here. Stone of face is highly polished, that of hair and head left dull. Much discoloration.
Height:
9cm
Credit Line:
Gift of John Frederick Lewis

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. 62, no. 37
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