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Object Number:
MS3473
Current Location:
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
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.
Height:
44cm
Other Number:
)514   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)
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Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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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. 130, no. 67
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[Journal] Bilde, Pia G. "Those Nemi Sculptures...": Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum Vol.: 40(3).
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[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. 241
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[Book] Beiber, Margarete. 1981. "Sculpture of the Hellenisitc age". : Page/Fig./Plate: 38:fig. 87
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[Book] Dohl, Hartmut. 1968. Der Eros des Lysipp: Fruhhellenistische Eroten: Thesis- Georg-August-Universitat.
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: 174-75, no. 33
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[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: 260:no. 28
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