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Object Number:
MS6027
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Hellenistic Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Gorgoneion
Description:
Marble, face of a Gorgoneion(?). Surface of face only preserved, from upper forehead to just below the lower lip. Area below lip abraded. Forehead furrowed horizontally. Heavy nose, spreading more on proper right side than on the left. Thick, slightly parted lips, unpleasant expression. Surface badly discolored, a dirty gray.
Height:
9.5cm
Width:
8.8cm

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. 278, no. 128
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