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Object Number:
MS5461
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens (uncertain)
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Male Torso
Description:
White marble. Torso of a boy, small bits of upper arms remain. Striated cuttig for attachment of seperate head. Upper parts of legs preserved. In top of proper left shoulder is a rectangular cutting with a bronze and an iron insert. In the thickness of same shoulder is a circular hole. From armpit of same shoulder to thigh are a series of six circular holes of various sizes. In neck cutting are two vertical holes, in center. Below neck on line of spine is a rectangular cutting.
Height:
53cm
Width:
37cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from H. Kevorkian

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. 55, no. 33
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[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186-187
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.
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[Article] Luce, S. B. 1917. "Acquisitions of the University Museum". AJA. 21 (1): 104.
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[Book] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. "A Greek torso". vol. 7 no. 2. p. 87.
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