Head of a male youth - ROM2010_11485_30


Head of a male youth

Geography: Etruria, Italy
Date: about 400 BC
Period: Etruscan
17.7 x 9 cm
Object number: 959.17.8
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria

Head of a Male Youth

The Etruscans excelled in the use of bronze and terracotta for their sculpture. This head of a young man is an extremely rare example of Etruscan sculpture in marble. The complete statue was probably a votive dedication in a sanctuary.

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