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Object Number:
97-123-24
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Period:
Imperial Roman Period
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Female Head
Cybele
Caryatid?
Description:
Marble female head. Frontal, locks falling down sides of the neck. Top flat and only roughly worked. Back rough. Broken off at base of neck. Nose and chin abraded; otherwise rather worn. Edith Hall Dohan, on original catalogue card, suggested Cybele. Possibly part of a caryatid(?). Dull, grayish white marble. Green stain, as from bronze, on back surface. 11116 in ink on top surface.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Other Number:
L-123-24   -   Old Museum Number
11116   -   ANSP Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. 277, no. 127
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