University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS3489C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Civita Musarna
Date Made: 350-250 BC
Early Date: -350
Late Date: -250
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Tuff
Iconography:Youth
Head
Height: 18cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1900
Other Numberms6029 - Old Museum Number

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 55, fig. 36View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Forman, Nessa. 1979.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 186, no. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bates, William N. 1905. "The Etruscan inscriptions in the Museum". I no. III:165-168. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 166, no. 3 and 4View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Pasqui, A. 1903. "Regione VII (Etruria)". p. 119.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1900. Rare Etruscan Sarcophagi in the University Museum , in Philadelphia Press.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Sitzungsberichte, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 506View Objects cited in this Publication

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