University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5757
Current Location: Collections storage
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:Female Head
Height: 21.7cm
Width: 7cm

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 31; pp. 245-246, no. 272View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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