University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS1817
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Tarquinia
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Head
Height: 29cm
Width: 38cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number1118 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Lifesize representation of a frontal male head, with right arm raised and hand touching back of head. Mantle covers part of arm. Hair combed forward in heavy locks to top of forehead. A ribbon falls down side of neck on each side (Apollo ?). Pupils of eyes incised. Traces of pink in the creases. Edges broken below, on right, and on back. Heavy tile fabric.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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: pp. 262-263, no. 294View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.158, no.260View Objects cited in this Publication

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