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Object Number:
MS3449
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Date Made:
99-0 BC
Early Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Cauldron
Griffin
Latin Inscription
Description:
Of three griffins, 1 has lost beak, 1 broken & mended at neck and lost. Plinth modern? One pair with 3448, q.v. Inscription is the same. Dec. 1983: Somewhat similar solid marble vase found at Aphrodisias. Slide shown by Kenan Erim at Archeology Club meeting.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)
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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. 155, no. 78
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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: p. 112, cf. 208-9, figs. 82-83
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[Journal] Bilde, P. G. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis" Vol.: XXIV. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, cat. no. 6
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[Book] Bodel, John & Tracy, Stephen. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. 211-212. : Page/Fig./Plate: 212
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.
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[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).
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[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana". no. 8. p. 425-429.
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