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Figurine

Object Number:MS5758C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Early Date: -299
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 13 cm
Width: 8 cm

Description

Intact. though surface much battered. Forward part of head only represented, down tobase of neck. Frontal pose. Lines of hair radiate from top of head and from temples. Head is framed by a simplified mantal. Back is plain but rounded to suggest the contours of the back of the hea.d Head is hollow: a hole at the bottom. Light orange clay with grits. No trace of color.

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