Etruscan Italy Gallery
3rd century BC - 1st century BC
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.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
[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
[Catalogue] White, Donald and Ann Blair Brownlee, Irene Bald Romano, Jean MacIntosh Turfa. 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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