399-300 BC (or later)
Marble head of Aphrodite. Part of a figure of a very small scale carved in the round. Wavy hair, parted in the middle. An incised line to indicate a ribbon encircling the head and holding the hair in place. Above the nape of the neck a bun. At front, above the ribbon, the hair is pulled up to form a broad puff. Face abraded except for left cheek and right eye. Fine grained, somewhat crystalline white marble, wheathered.
Gift of Frances Lukens Hays, Alan W. Lukens II and Anne Lukens Saunders
[Catalogue, Collection] 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. 60, no. 35
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