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Object Number:
MS721
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 21
Date Made:
625-600 bc
Early Date:
-625
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Tufa
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Head
Sphinx?
Description:
Obliquely fractured to leave a little over half of head. Abraded on chin, nose and hair tresses. Pumice like appearance, coarse. No shoulder; cut for Xoanon. Front of neck has triangular draping lines. Tresses cut in herring-bone /pattern at side of head.
Height:
43cm
Depth:
24cm
Outside Diamater:
16.9cm
Other Number:
248   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)
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Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1936. Xoanon from Narce.
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 78, no. 5, pl. XL
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[Book] Bianchi-Bandinelli, R. 30.
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[Book] Levi, D. 1931. "Chiusi- Esplorazioni sul culle di paggio renzo". p. 236.
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[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 216-217, no. 228
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. 4 (6): 149-177.
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