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Sculpture

Statuette

Object Number:
MS3465
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
Faun
Description:
White marble. Naked youth. Missing: head, entire left arm, right arm below elbow, both legs below knees. Stands, leaning slightly forward, with left leg advanced. Right arm is carried across the body so that the elbow is above the naval. Head was made in one piece with the body. Left arm, right forearm and left lower leg were attached seperately. In 1981 the number had disappeared from this statue at the time of recatalauging. The statue corresponds to Luce's description in every aspect except that he says that the left leg rests on a rock. There is a drowel in the base for this but at present the lower leg and rock cannot be found. See also ms6012a-b.
Height:
66cm
Width:
29cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
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44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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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. 118, no. 62
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[Catalogue] 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. 56, no. 83
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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: 207:no. 242
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[Catalogue] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: 191:no. 62
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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. 29
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