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Object Number:
32-36-67
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
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
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.
Credit Line:
Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1931
Other Number:
450   -   Field No SF
MS 5724   -   Other Number

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. 174, no. 86
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[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. 13,3
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[Book] Blumel, C. 1933. Staatliche Museen V, Rom bildnesse.
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