University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3455
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Late Republican Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 12cm
Width: 9.5cm
Depth: 10.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Head of a young female from a statuette, perhaps a dancing figure. White marble, painted (?). Broken off at lower neck. Head tilted to left. Hair wavy, parted in middle. brushed back from face, covers upper parts of ears. Hair on left side appears to be restored.


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. 108, no. 56View Objects cited in this Publication

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