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Object Number: 32-36-63
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: In a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. Flank, "Temple of Julius Caesar"
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Male Head
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number853 - Field No SF

Description

Male portrait. White marble. Broken off at neck; back crown and proper left temple broken away; also top of right ear and tip of nose. Some chipping. Square owel hole in back-break. Clean shaven, looking frontally, with assymetrical bones. High forehead with frown wrinkles, also deep wrinkles from nose to corners of mouth. Slight rill hole indentation. Eyes wide open with unwrinkled lids. Probably provincial work; not from a death mask, but instead showing clear direct features. Found in a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. flank.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167, no. 84View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ackland Art Center. 1970. "Ancient Portraits: A show of Greek and Etruscan and Roman sculptures.".View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Adriani, A. 1938. Minturno-Catalogo delle sculture trovate negli anni 1931-33. Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita. 6 (14): 190-211. : Page/Fig./Plate: 195 no.44 fig. 24View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Strong, E. 1934. vol. 4 (1933-1934). : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 3, fig 6View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Johnson, Jotham. 1933. A Marble Head from Minturnae. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 49-53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, et al. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Praechter, Karl. 1932. "Il papiro Vaticano greco II". vol. 8. p. 567.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Strong, E. 1932. vol. 3. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 9View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Technau, Werner. 1932. vol. 47. p. 494-5.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Johnson, Jotham. "The road to empire". vol. 154 (June). pp. 302-3.View Objects cited in this Publication

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