University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS3467
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Early Imperial Roman
Date Made: 1-200 AD
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 22cm
Depth: 16cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897
Other Number1247 - Other Number

Description

Small head of woman. Marble preserved from lower neck to top of head. Women of middle years. Frontal pose. Hair parted in the middle and brushed back in strong waves from the face; done in a bun behind. Locks on side of the head.


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. 104, no. 53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 189, no. 23View Objects cited in this Publication

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