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53559
53560
Object Number: 32-36-64
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: SW corner Temple of Julius Caesar
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: -45
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 21cm
Width: 13cm
Depth: 15.6cm
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number235 - Field No SF

Description

Male portrait. White marble with black flecks. Broken off at base of neck, end of nose is broken, right cheek and chin are chipped. Four small borings in crown, small iron support under neck. Two drill holes in upper part of back of head. Beardless mature stern face. Hair is slightly raised mat over crown. Treatment is subtle. Two vertical creases above nose. Eyes deeply set under brows, channeled at tear duct; uper lid overlies lower lid at outer edge. Fine linework adds wrinkles in flesh. Ears placed a little high; nose aquiline with curving creases to corner of mouth, where small drill hole is. Vertical crease under each prominent cheekbone. Dating ca. time of Julius Ceaser's death, but not portrait of him.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

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. 165, no. 83View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 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. 58, no. 86View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 38, fig. 20View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1981. Greek and Roman Sculpture in America: Masterpieces in public collections in the U.S and Canada. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 274, 231View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.64View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Madeira, Percy C. 1964. "Men in search of Man".View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1964. "M. Janus Brutus". vol. 108, no. 2. p. 120.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Edwards, G. Roger. 1958. "Italy and Rome". The University Museum Bulletin. 22 (2): 5-11.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Adriani, A. 1938. Minturno-Catalogo delle sculture trovate negli anni 1931-33. Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita. 6 (14): 190-211. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp.198-199, no.48, figs.26-27View Objects cited in this Publication

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