ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX

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ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX
Polychrome painted female head, white painted face with black almond-shaped eyes and eyebrows, mouth with archaic smile, red painted lips, black curly and wavy hair around face, in long curls behind, adorned with diadem of alternating black and white rays; reverse plain

Ex priv. coll. B.M., England, 1960-1990
H. 16 cm. Mounted

Late 6th – early 5th cent. BC

Cf. I. Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, Israel Museum, Jerusalem 1991, pp. 258-9, nos. 335-337

 10.000

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