University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS3456
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Eros
Faun
Height: 57.5cm
Width: 23cm
Depth: 20cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Eros stringing bow. White marble, patinated. Naked. Head, right arm, left hand and left leg below knee missing. A hole in each shoulder blade for attachment of wings. Weight on left foot. Right a little forwad and bent. Left arm across body, elbow at navel.


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. 128, no. 66View 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) : Page/Fig./Plate: 46View 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: 109View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Hall, E. E. 1914. "Two marbles from Lake Nemi". Vol. 5 No. 2. 118-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: 118View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bates, William N. 1910. Sculptures From Lake Nemi. The Museum Journal. 1 (2): 30-33. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30-31, fig. 17View Objects cited in this Publication

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