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Statue

Object Number:
MS5483
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Rome (Italy)
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Dionysos
Lion
Description:
Statue of Dionysos and Lion, used for fountain, garden copy. White marble. Life-size nude figure of a man seated on a rock over which a panther's skin is spread, his right arm resting on the head of a lion.
Height:
137cm
Length:
113cm
Width:
52cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Rome ( Jun 1958 - 1975)
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Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003)
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Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)
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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. 241, no. 117
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, no. 129
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[Book] Richter, Gisela. 1954. "Catalogue of Greek sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art".
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[Article] Hall, E. E. 1913. "A Seated Dionysos". The Museum Journal. 4 (4): 164-167.
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[Article] Romano, Irene B. 2000. "What in the World?: What Is This Statue Doing Up In the Air?". Expedition. 42 (2): 48. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 48 and back cover
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