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Object Number:
50-1-110
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Hellenistic (uncertain)
Roman (uncertain)
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Hellenistic Period (uncertain)
Roman Period (uncertain)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Female Head
Description:
Female head turned to right, probably from a relief or sarcophagus based on scale. Marked asymetry of head-left side flattened. Hair arranged in roll of locks framing face and nape of neck. Flat band encircling head barely evident on left. Ball earring on left, but no visible ear. Round face with triangular forehead; large open eyes; pronounced eyelid ridges, broad nose; full left cheek; flattend right; thick neck. Battered and worn condition.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis

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. 66, no. 41
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