Vessel in the form of a female head

DSpace Repository

Show simple item record

dc.contributor CLARC
dc.contributor.author CLARC
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-25T13:37:26Z
dc.date.available 2008-06-25T13:37:26Z
dc.date.issued 2008-06-25T13:37:26Z
dc.identifier.other 55
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/22792
dc.description Early Roman, c. 300 – 100 or Hellenistic Period, 323 – 31 B.C.E.
dc.description Base of neck indicates a vessel. Left side of face and lower right side are intact. Right eye and most of right side of head are missing. Woman appears to be wearing a headdress over her stylized hair. Right side seems to have been dented and crushed. Most likely purposefully damaged and kept in a common scrap pile, either for the monetary value of the metal or for personal, unknown reasons. Its original purpose was ornamental, possibly as a cap for a staff or decorative bottle cork.
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Department of Classical Studies
dc.format.extent Height: 4.3 cm. (1.692”)
dc.format.extent Length: 4.6 cm. (1.811”)
dc.format.extent Width: 2.4 cm. (0.944”)
dc.format.medium Metal
dc.language No linguistic content
dc.language.iso zxx
dc.rights Copyright held by CLARC.
dc.title Vessel in the form of a female head
dc.type Vessel
dc.date.updated April 7, 2016
dc.contributor.department Department of Classical Studies


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search BIR


Browse

My Account