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Object Number: MS3478
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: Late Hellenistic
Early Date: -150
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Diana
Height: 12cm
Width: 7cm
Depth: 8.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Small head of a woman. White marble. Preserved from base of neck up, intact save for chip of nose. Frontal pose. One roll of flesh on neck. Hair parted in the middle, aranged in a roll brushed back from forehead and temples, exposing ears fully. A thick knot of hair on top of head. Back hair worked in only a summary fashion.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. 106, no. 54View Objects cited in this Publication

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