University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS1824
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Tarquinia
Date Made: 400 BCE to 300 BCE
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Female Head
Diadem
Height: 26cm
Width: 30cm
Depth: 18cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896

Description

Female head; Undulating tendril pattern in relief on shell. Frontal face. Diadem with rosettes in low relief. Hair parted in middle, waved back from forehead and falling in locks beside cheeks. A moulded frame, rounded in section, around face. Traces of red ground. Back plain, buttress complete. has metal mount; matches male type of MS 1822.


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