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Plate - Head of a Woman

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unknown Etruscan artist, Plate - Head of a Woman, 299/200 BCE, clay, The Sally Lewis Collection, public domain, 26.294

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Title

Plate - Head of a Woman

Artist

unknown Etruscan artist (Etruscan)

Date

299/200 BCE

Medium

clay

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in diam.

Collection Area

Ancient Art

Category

Ancient Greek and Roman

Gathering, Preparation, and Serving

Object Type

plate

Culture

Etruscan

Credit Line

The Sally Lewis Collection

Accession Number

26.294

Copyright

public domain

Terms

clay

heads

plates

Place Made

Created in: Falerii Veteres

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

2nd Floor

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery

Description

From 1000-200 BCE, the Etruscans occupied an area north of Rome. They had contact with Greek culture and artistic style as evidenced by the painting on this plate. Etruscan culture also influenced the Romans.

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