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Object Number: MS3476
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Youth
Height: 13.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Small head of a youth. Off white marble. Missing much of left side of face including part of left eye; also much of left side of back part of head. Frontal pose. Very curly hair bound with a plain fillet leaving a large fringe around the forehead and sides; covers ear on right side. Called woman in earlier ledger and catalogue card but clearly this is not so.


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. 132, no. 68View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Moltesen, Mette. 1997. Dianas Hellige Lund: Fund fra en Helligdom i Nemi: In the Sacred Grove of Diana: Finds from a sanctuary at Nemi. 5-235. : Page/Fig./Plate: 208:no. 245View Objects cited in this Publication

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