University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS5439
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 400 - 300 BC
Early Date: -400
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 12cm
Width: 9.5cm

Description

Marble female head. Front part of head including face to below chin and part of hair framing face above and on the sides; hair preserved except above the proper right eye; nose broken away. Frontal face. Marble white at break, patinated yellow on broken back surface, medium gray on front.


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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 65, no. 40View Objects cited in this Publication

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