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Pendant: Winged Female Head

Object Details

Title:

Pendant: Winged Female Head

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Etruscan

Place:

Italy (Place Created)

Date:

525–480 B.C.

Medium:

Amber

Object Number:

77.AO.81.29

Dimensions:

40 × 20 × 18 mm (1 9/16 × 13/16 × 11/16 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Gordon McLendon

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Object Description

Head with large headdress. Corroded.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1977

Gordon McLendon (Dallas, Texas), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1977.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Causey, Faya. Ancient Carved Ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012), no. 16.

Montanaro, Andrea Celestino. Ambre figurate: amuleti e ornamenti dalla Puglia preromana (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2012), pp. 85-6, no. 9; pl. XXXIX, no. 4, ill.