University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS162
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Italy
Bumo
Locus: Temenos
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Aphrodite Head
Height: 3.4cm
Width: 2.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Ohnefalsch-Richter, 1895
Other Number51 - Other Number

Description

Life size. Brown to orange clay; no traces of paint. Hollow from top to level of chin. Frontal head. Prominent pointed nose. Necklace indicated by applique round discs. One ear or earring indicated by a larger disc. Headdress rising to a peak above center of forehead. Back not modelled.


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