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Object Number:
MS3489C
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Date Made:
350-250 BC
Early Date:
-350
Late Date:
-250
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Tuff
Iconography:
Youth
Head
Description:
Tuff life-size head of youth (?). Frontal head, no facial hair, broken off below the chin. Most of head carved plain; a prominent roll of hair from behind ears frames the face above. Hair short behind to level of nape of neck. Surface of face much abraded and pock-marked. Some traces of light yellow paint most noticeable on proper left side below. Tuff ash gray at break, dull brown on preserved surfaces.
Height:
18cm
Other Number:
ms6029   -   Old Museum Number

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. 55, fig. 36
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[Book] Forman, Nessa. 1979.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.
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[Book] Bates, William N. 1905. "The Etruscan inscriptions in the Museum". I no. III:165-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 166, no. 3 and 4
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[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).
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[Book] Pasqui, A. 1903. "Regione VII (Etruria)". p. 119.
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[Article] 1900. Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum , in Philadelphia Press.
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[Journal] Sitzungsberichte, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 506
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