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Sculpture

Statuette

Object Number:
MS3469
Current Location:
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period:
Roman Period
Date Made:
125 bc to 1 bc
Early Date:
-125
Late Date:
-1
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Limestone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Male Head
Silenus
Description:
Grayish marble. Much incrustation. Probably bald. Heavy beard and mustache. Mouth open. Eyes large and deep sunk. Half life-sized head of Silenos.
Height:
19cm
Width:
10.9cm
Depth:
14.3cm

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. 136, no. 71
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