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Sculpture

Object Number:
MS4027
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Bovillae
Period:
Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Dionysos
Description:
Sculpture of Dionysos. Broken off at level of chin and armpit. Head inclined toward proper right. Right arm raised with palm resting on top of head. Hair of Dionysos is tied into a bun at the back of head. Very large wreath of grapevine with clusters of grapes. White marble. Part of little finger missing.
Height:
18.5cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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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. 246, no. 118
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.
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[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 65
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1912. "Greek and Roman Sculptures in Philadelphia". AJA. 16 (1): 101.
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[Book] Richardson, Rufus B. 1904. "A group of Dionysiac sculptures found at Corinth". VII. pp. 288-96.
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