University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS3451
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Cauldron
Griffin
Latin Inscription
Height: 66cm
Width: 23cm
Depth: 21.6cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Knob on top and one griffin-head abraded away. One of a pair with 3450. Inscription: same. Dec., 1983: Somewhat similar solid marble vase found at Aphrodisias. Slide shown by Kenan Erim at Archeology Club meeting,


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)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. 158, no. 80View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bodel, John & Tracy, Stephen. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. 211-212. : Page/Fig./Plate: 212View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 175-176, no. 40View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana". no. 8. p. 425-429.View Objects cited in this Publication

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