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Statuette Fragment

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Object Number:
B9365
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Seleucid (uncertain)
Parthian (uncertain)
Provenience:
Syria
Northern Syria
Period:
Seleucid Period (uncertain)
Parthian Period (uncertain)
Date Made:
325-0 BC
Early Date:
325
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Alabaster
Iconography:
Cybele
Description:
CBS Register: head of a female statue in white marble, peculiar head-dress

Romano: "Frontal female head wearing a tall crown with vertical depressions to right and left of center and a raised arch in the front. The hair is parted slightly off-center and drawn to the sides in in thick tresses, with long strands falling on the neck on the right side. On the cheeks on both sides is a "kiss-curl" High forehead, deep-set eyes with thickened lids with shallow drilling at inner corners, finely shaped straight nose, small mouth with pursed lips. At back of neck is a protruding remnant of garment, hair or attachment surface. Small drill hole in the bottom of neck for modern mounting."

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. 304, no. 148
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