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Statuette Head

Object Number:MS3455
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Late Republican Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 12 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Depth: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

Description

Head of a young female from a statuette, perhaps a dancing figure. White marble, painted (?). Broken off at lower neck. Head tilted to left. Hair wavy, parted in middle. brushed back from face, covers upper parts of ears. Hair on left side appears to be restored.

Bibliography:

[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. 108, no. 56View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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