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Sculpture of Woman

1927.548 (RS230793)

Description

Parian sculpture of a standing woman with laurel wreath in her hair. She is holding a writing utensil and a tablet rests on a broken column. Written on the tablet "Egypt. S Romans. Greece.s." At the foot of the column is a sword hilt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"EGYPT S / ROMANS. / GREECE.S" (impressed)
"History" (handwritten)
Material
parian (porcelain)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
figures (representations)
parian (porcelain)
Sculpture
Dimensions
15 1/4 (H), 5 7/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.548
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
310657

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