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Statuette

Object Number:
MS3466
Current Location:
Rome Gallery
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
1st century BC
Early Date:
-99
Late Date:
0
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Youth
Dancing Faun
Description:
White marble, painted. Naked youth. Missing: head, both arms, both feet. Weight on left leg, leaning against tree trunk. Right leg forward and straight. Right arm, to judge from position of point of attachment, raised high. Left arm attachment is level. Head was in one piece with the rest of the statue. Right leg broken above the knee and mended. Tree trunk broken below and mended.
Height:
90cm
Width:
22cm
Outside Diamater:
15.5cm

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. 111, no. 59
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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: 208:no. 245
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: 191:no. 63
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[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: 261:no. 31
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[Article] Filov, B. 1937. Die Kuppelgraber von Mezek. Bulletin de l'Institut archéologique bulgare. XI: 48-49. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48-49, fig. 47-48
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