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Object Number: 64-28-69
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cypriot (uncertain)
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 499-400 BC?
Early Date: -499
Late Date: -400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Woman
Height: 6.8cm
Width: 7.4cm
Thickness: 2.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Virginia R. Grace, 1964

Description

Lower part of female statuette. Soft white limestone, somewhat wheathered. The back is flat and unworked. On the front are depicted the vertical folds of a garment reaching to the ankles and two pointed shoes protruding from the lower edges of the garment. The bottom is essenrtially flat with no treatment for attachment. Presumably the piece was inserted in a cutting.


Bibliography:

[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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 16, no. 13View Objects cited in this Publication

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