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Votive

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205312
Object Number:MS5752
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
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: 14.8 cm
Width: 12 cm

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:

Classical World - 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 31; p. 246, no. 273View 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. 32, no. 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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