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Object Number: MS5756
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made: 3rd century BC - 1st century BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Male Head
Man
Height: 21cm
Width: 14.5cm

Description

Missing: ca. 1/3 of (our) right side; otherwise intact. Forward part of head only represented, down to base of neck. Frontal pose; curly locks above forehead. Framed by a very simplified representation of a mantle drawn over head. Back plain; no vent hole preserved. Yellow clay with abundant grits. Traces of red on face and black on hair. Around 2/3 life size.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 31; pp. 244-245, no. 271View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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