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Object Number: MS3473
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Eros
Faun
Height: 43.3cm
Width: 19cm
Depth: 44cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897
Other Number)514 - Cast Number

Description

White marble, lightly patinated. Eros. Naked. Missing: head, most of both arms, legs below knees. Holes on shoulder blades for attachment of wings. Head and both arms were attached seperately. Right leg straight forward. Right arm set straight forward. Left arm extended at an angle.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
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. 130, no. 67View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bilde, Pia G. 1998. "Those Nemi Sculptures...": Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 40 (3)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Moltesen, Mette. 1997. Dianas Hellige Lund: Fund fra en Helligdom i Nemi: In the Sacred Grove of Diana: Finds from a sanctuary at Nemi. 5-235. : Page/Fig./Plate: 207:no. 241View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Beiber, Margarete. 1981. "Sculpture of the Hellenisitc age". : Page/Fig./Plate: 38:fig. 87View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dohl, Hartmut. 1968. Der Eros des Lysipp: Fruhhellenistische Eroten: Thesis- Georg-August-Universitat.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 174-175, no. 33View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: 260:no. 28View Objects cited in this Publication

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