Imperial Roman Period
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.
Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1901
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
[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. 70, no. 43
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 113
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, fig. 17
[Book] Robertson, Martin. 1981. A history of Greek art.
[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
[Book] Bieber, Margarete. 1967. The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age revised edition. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.51
[Book] Lawrence, Arnold W. 1969. Later Greek Sculpture and its influence on East and West.
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.57
[Article] Fay, Temple. 1959. "The Head". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 1 (4): 12-18.
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1948. Notebook. VI. P. 1105. No. 385. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 123, Illustration
[Article] Robinson, David M. 1940. "A New Marble Bust of Menander, Wrongly Called Vergil". Transactions. 83 (3): 465-477.
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1937. Notebook. II. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212, no. 251
[Book] Studniczka. 1918. XXI.
[Book] Bernoulli, Johann J. 1894. Romische Ikonographie.
[Book] Toole, James F. Cerebrovascular Disorders. 2nd edition.
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