University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 91-26-144
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tanagran
Provenience: Italy
Taormina
Sicily
Period: Hellenistic
Date Made: 299-100 BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Mould Made
Iconography:Artemis
Diana
Deer?
Hound?
Torch
Height: 23cm
Width: 8.5cm
Depth: 7cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret Wasserman Levy, 1991
Other Number98 - Field No SF
283 - Other Number

Description

Tangara type standing female figure: torch in proper left hand and animal (deer? hound?) in proper right; wears short chiton, boots and crown; hair tied into bun at nape of neck; stands on round plinth base. Probably Artemis/Diana. Mould-made. Possibly a modern reproducted from an ancient original.


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