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Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Dates/Places: Etruria (anc.), Italy Europe,Italy,Etruria (region),Etruria (anc.)
Creator Active Place: Europe,Italy,Etruria (region),Etruria (anc.)
Creator Name-CRT: Etruscan
Title: Votive Head
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: -50
Creation End Date: -49
Creation Date: Archaic Period, c. 500 B.C.
Creation Place: Europe,Italy,Etruria (region),Etruria (anc.)
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Terracotta, traces of pigment
Dimensions: H.: 26.5 cm (10-1/2 in.)W.: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.)D.: 18 cm (7-1/4 in.)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1975.342
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Katherine K. Adler Fund
Subject Description: This depicts the head of young woman who wears a diadem over a veil. The facial features are distinctly modeled and stylized. She has almond-shaped eyes, sharply-defined, arched eyebrows, and pursed lips shown in the 'archaic smile.' Her flaring ears arepierced with large holes, no doubt for the addition of metal earrings. The Etruscans, like the Greeks and Romans, frequently dedicated small sculptures at their temples and shrines.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1975.342
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
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