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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
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.
Height:
13.5cm

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 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. 68
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[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. 245
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