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Object Number: MS3470
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Alabaster
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Satyr
Head
Faun
Height: 14.5cm
Width: 9cm
Depth: 15cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Small. White marble. Intact, broken off just below Adam's apple. Frontal pose. Pointed ears. Abundant curly hair bound with plain fillet. Romano notes later recutting.


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. 135, no. 70View Objects cited in this Publication
[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: 208:245View Objects cited in this Publication

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