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Object Number:
MS6028
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Youth
Head
Description:
Marble(?), small head of youth. Head tilted slightly toward proper right. Hair to level of nape of neck, seemingly confined behind at about level of bottom of ears. In center of top of head a braid, with central longitudinal furrow, runs from forehead to back of head. Hair on either side of braid curved in long undulating waves. Right ear abraded. Surface of face much worn. Coarse white stone. Bottom of neck deliberately (?) cut flat? Kairos?
Height:
12cm

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. 134, no. 69
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[Book] Thompson, Dorothy b. 1982. "A dove for Dione". supplement 10. p. 155-162.
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