University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5752
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Date Made: 3rd century BC - 1st century BC
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Female Head
Infant
Height: 14.8cm
Width: 12cm

Description

Head of child. Missing: much of lower edge; about 3/4 of mantle; most of back. Forward part of head only represented. Frontal pose; slightly curly locks in low relief above forehead. Part of a simplified representation of a mantle preserved along side of head at our left. A small section of back, with plain surface, preserved. Soft buff clay with tiny grits; no traces of color.


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: p. 45, fig. 31; p. 246, no. 273View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 32, no. 48View Objects cited in this Publication

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