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Sculpture

Object Number:
MS4028
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Montecelio
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Date Made:
1-99
Early Date:
1
Late Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Menander
Description:
Grayish white marble, broken off at base of neck. Life size. Frontal pose. Features, including nose, intact except for missing edge of proper right ear. Clean shaven. Short loosely curly parted on proper left. Close-set, deeply sunk eyes. Roman copy of Greek original of early 3rd c. BC.
Height:
34.5cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel
Other Number:
0508   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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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. 70, no. 43
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 113
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[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, fig. 17
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[Book] Robertson, Martin. 1981. A history of Greek art.
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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: 170-171
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[Book] Bieber, Margarete. 1967. The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age revised edition. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.51
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[Book] Lawrence, Arnold W. 1969. Later Greek Sculpture and its influence on East and West.
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[Article] Fay, Temple. 1959. "The Head". Expedition. 1 (4): 12-18.
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[Book] McFadden, George H. 1948. Notebook. VI. P. 1105. No. 385. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 123, Illustration
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[Article] Robinson, David M. 1940. "A New Marble Bust of Menander, Wrongly Called Vergil". Transactions. 83 (3): 465-477.
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[Book] McFadden, George H. 1937. Notebook. II. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212, no. 251
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[Book] Studniczka. 1918. XXI.
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[Book] Bernoulli, Johann J. 1894. Romische Ikonographie.
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[Book] Toole, James F. Cerebrovascular Disorders. 2nd edition.
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[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.57
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