University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1828
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Tarquinia
Date Made: 525-475 BC
Early Date: -525
Late Date: -475
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Acheloos
Head
Height: 21cm
Width: 18cm
Depth: 7cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

Description

Shell antefix. Outer edge preserved on left side and above. Bottom edge not preserved. Back plain. Frontal head. Mustache broadly curving to edge of cheek. Hair combed straight forward ending in curls above forehead. Beard also in straight lines, two levels. Pointed ears. On shell stylized palmettes in relief.


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: pp. 252-253, no. 282View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.156, no.249 or 252DView Objects cited in this Publication

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