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Accession_Number TEMP.2002.9.16
adlib_title moulded; painted statue
Shape Statue
Shape_description
Material Plaster
Fabric
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Munsell_color
Decoration Cast of a sculpted female head, from the 5 c, which demonstrates elaborate hair designs. Hair is painted red and face is white. Female is wearing round earrings and has a head band on that goes over the top and round the back of her hair. The hair is wavy down the back and curly at the front. The hair is long and reaches at least to the shoulder.
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Condition Nose is missing (as it probably is from the original). Hair is uneven as parts of the cast are missing from one side. Cast is placed on a black stand, also made of plaster.
Technique/Style Moulded; painted
Provenance Cast from an original in the Acropolis Museum, Athens
Period Modern
Date 20 c. AD
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Height 9.8
Diameters
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Other_dims. H. head 7.5; W. 4.8; th. 5.3
Location 11
Edited_by Denise
Date_edited 17.09.2002
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