From: Italy | Etruria | Civita Musarna

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3489C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Civita Musarna
Date Made 350-250 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Tuff
Iconography Youth | Head

Tuff life-size head of youth (?). Frontal head, no facial hair, broken off below the chin. Most of head carved plain; a prominent roll of hair from behind ears frames the face above. Hair short behind to level of nape of neck. Surface of face much abraded and pock-marked. Some traces of light yellow paint most noticeable on proper left side below. Tuff ash gray at break, dull brown on preserved surfaces.

Height 18 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900
Other Number MS6029 - Old Museum Number

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