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Sculpture

Statue

Object Number:
MS3484
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century BC
Early Date:
-99
Late Date:
0
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Woman
Description:
Shoulder area of female statue. White marble. Upper right arm and shoulder and adjoining back and chest. Arm bare. A garment with folds is pinned on top of shoulder. Locks of hair rest on top of shoulder also. A deep cavity with inner surfaces for insertion of a seperate neck and head. Several times life size.
Height:
25cm
Width:
37cm
Depth:
34cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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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. 88, no. 45
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[Journal] Bilde, Pia G. "Those Nemi Sculptures...": Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum Vol.: 40(3). : Page/Fig./Plate: 42
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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: 92,199:fig. 63
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