Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Caere

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS5757
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Caere
Date Made 3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Female Head

Votive Half-Head (Woman). Missing: upper part of mantle and most of back. Proper left half of face only, on a line drawn down center of nose etc. Several locks of curly hair fall from center of head down sides, over ears, and down to middle of neck; possible circular braids at top of head. Simplified mantle, of which part is preserved, presumably enframed head. Back, so far as preserved, is plain. Clay varies from light to dark brown, with grits. No traces of color.

Height 21.7 cm
Width 7 cm

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