Classical World Gallery|
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|Credit Line:||Purchased from Mrs. William H. Allen (Robert Hecht), 1954|
Head from marble, relief. Pentelic marble with greenish micaceous veins. Helmeted head of legionary. Broken off below chin at right side, across eye to corner of mouth at left; crest of helmet mostly broken away. Classicizing face with slightly open mouth and short bear. Relif ca. 3/4 round, scale ca. life. Crested helmet with hinged cheek pieces fastening together under the chin. On the visor wavy lines and circles in relief; on the crown winged horse or Pegasos; featheres crest. Mush drill work; at corners of eyes and mouth, around ears, on cheek-pieces, visor and base of crest of helmet. Probably time of Trajan, from a historical or allegorical relief.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1954 - 31 Dec 1954)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue, Collection] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 252, no. 122||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, no. 69||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Hanson, Berbard. 1965. "Of time and the Image: three periods of change".. Philadelphia College of Art. Actual Citation||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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