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Figurine

Votive

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Object Number:
MS5751
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Italic
Etruscan
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made:
300 BCE to 100 BCE
Early Date:
-300
Late Date:
-100
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Male Head
Description:
Male terracotta votive head; Central Italy, undoubtedly from a sanctuary/votive deposit; capite velato type; very fine, but note pick marks on face. Lacks lower part front and back; other wise intact. Forward part of head only represented. Frontal pose; curly locks above forehead. Framed by simplified representation of a mantle drawn over head. Back plain; vent hole 0.025m in diameter. Hard reddish buff clay; no traces of color. Around 2/3 life size.
Height:
20.5cm
Width:
16.5cm
Depth:
13cm

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