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2819
Object Number: 32-36-67
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: In hollow W. of Temple B (Temple of Julius Caesar)
Period: Late Republican Period
Early Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Youth
Head
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number450 - Field No SF
MS 5724 - Other Number

Description

Portrait head of a youth. Life sized. Beadless. Lacking back of head which was left roughly picked, rear half of top of head, proper right temple, and the end of the nose. Broken at neck preserving small piece of bust extending down to proper right. Dowel hole. Looking frontally. Front of hair in flame-shaped locks, curl to the right. Forehead unmarked, arches over each eye. Eyes wide, almond shaped, rimmed by ridges. Mouth placed off center to the propwe right. Crudely executed, probablt provincial. Ears large and rough. Drill channels between ear and head. Transitional, from Republican to Imperial periods. Perhaps by the same hands as 32-36-63.


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. 174, no. 86View 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: 211 no.60 pl. 13,3View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Blumel, C. 1933. Staatliche Museen V, Rom bildnesse.View Objects cited in this Publication

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