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Object Number:MS721
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus: Tomb 21
Date Made: 625-600 bc
Early Date: -625
Late Date: 625-600 bc
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Tufa
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Head
Sphinx?
Height: 43 cm
Depth: 24 cm
Outside Diameter:16.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number:248 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Obliquely fractured to leave a little over half of head. Abraded on chin, nose and hair tresses. Pumice like appearance, coarse. No shoulder; cut for Xoanon. Front of neck has triangular draping lines. Tresses cut in herring-bone /pattern at side of head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1936. "A Xoanon from Narce". Studi Etruschi. Vol. 10. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 78, no. 5, pl. XLView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Levi, D. 1931. "Chiusi- Esplorazioni sul culle di paggio renzo".. Notizie degli scavi di antichita. pg. 236 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 216-217, no. 228View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 View Objects related to this

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