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Antefix

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Object Number:MS1802A
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Caere
Locus: Temple
Date Made: Late 4th Century BCE
Early Date: -350
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Female Head
Shell
Height: 47 cm
Length: 29.21 cm
Width: 50.2 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number:1091 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Female divinity. Two fragments cut off. Shell, terracotta.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000) 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. 258, no. 289; p. C7, pl. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Andren, A. 1940. Architectural Terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. With 168 plates in a separate portfolio and 43 figures in the text.. Leipzig. Lund, C.W.K. Gleerup. pg. 516 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 57-58View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1933. "The Gallery of Italic and Etruscan Art". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 4. no. 6. pg. 149-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 177, pl. XV, right View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 159, no. 261BView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1920. "Etruscan Shell-Antefixes in the University Museum, Philadelphia". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 24. no. 4. pg. 352-369 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 368-369, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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