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Votive

Object Number:
MS5757
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:
Female Head
Description:
Votive Half-Head (Woman). Missing: upper part of mantle and most of back. Proper left half of face only, on a line drawn down center of nose etc. Several locks of curly hair fall from center of head down sides, over ears, and down to middle of neck; possible circular braids at top of head. Simplified mantle, of which part is preserved, presumably enframed head. Back, so far as preserved, is plain. Clay varies from light to dark brown, with grits. No traces of color.
Height:
21.7cm
Width:
7cm

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. 245-246, no. 272
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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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