100 BC-100 AD
Standing draped woman. Ca 1/2 life sized. Head, melon coiffure (but apparently misunderstood by the sculptor); large bun; looks down and to her left. Wears dress (chiton?) under a mantle that is so draped that the left breast is revealed beneath the dress. Folds of mantle caught up around left lower arm. Weight on right leg. Right arm touched hip beneath mantle. Left arm along side, slightly extended. Back is summarily finished. Plinth of rounded outline conforming in shape to furthest extension of feet and drapery.
Purchased from Caldarazzo and Bassi
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
[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. 272, no. 125
[Article] Albertson, Karla K. 1983. "The return of the University Museum's Demeter". Expedition. 25 (3): pg. 21-30.
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 176-179
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