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Object Number:
MS3456
Current Location:
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Eros
Faun
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)
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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. 128, no. 66
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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). : Page/Fig./Plate: 46
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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: 109
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[Book] Hall, E. E. 1914. "Two marbles from Lake Nemi". Vol. 5 No. 2. 118-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: 118
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[Article] Bates, William N. 1910. "Sculptures From Lake Nemi". The Museum Journal. 1 (2): 30-33. : Page/Fig./Plate: 30-31, fig. 17
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