University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS1822
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Date Made: 400 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 21cm
Width: 25.4cm
Depth: 20cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896


Male head; from a shell antefix, most of the shell missing. Bottom edge preserved. Frontal face. Mustache, the ends curving down beside lips. Curly hair and curly beard. An undulating lock of hair at each side. Edge of veil (?) frames face. Red on neck and some on background at right. Back plain, hollow in area of face, with a complete buttress and part of the cover tile.


[Journal] Goldberg, Marilyn. Tarquinia Antefixes Vol.: 26, No. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Andren, A. 1940. Architectural Terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. With 168 plates in a separate portfolio and 43 figures in the text. 516. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 69, II:4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Luce, Stephen B. A Group of Architectural Terra-cottas from Corneto. Vol.: 25. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 275View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1920. Etruscan Shell-Antefixes in the University Museum, Philadelphia. AJA. 24 (4): 352-369. Type CitationView Objects related to this Type Citation

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