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Votive

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205312
Object Number:MS5756
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made: 3rd century BC - 1st century BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Male Head
Man
Height: 21 cm
Width: 14.5 cm

Description

Missing: ca. 1/3 of (our) right side; otherwise intact. Forward part of head only represented, down to base of neck. Frontal pose; curly locks above forehead. Framed by a very simplified representation of a mantle drawn over head. Back plain; no vent hole preserved. Yellow clay with abundant grits. Traces of red on face and black on hair. Around 2/3 life size.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 31; pp. 244-245, no. 271View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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