University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS5700
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Greece
Rethymna (uncertain)
Period: Hellenistic Period
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Height: 9cm
Credit Line:Gift of John Frederick Lewis, 1924


Frontal head, eyes with red (carnelian?) inset pupils. Much of the top and back of head carved plain. Luxuriant hair of large locks frames face above and at sides. Hair above forehead is drawn back in a semicircular arrangement. Surface broken at back: posssibly a large bun here. Stone of face is highly polished, that of hair and head left dull. Much discoloration.


[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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 62, no. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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