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Figurine

Votive

Object Number:
MS5756
Current Location:
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
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.
Height:
21cm
Width:
14.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 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. 271
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[Catalogue] 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. 48
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