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Statue

Vase

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: 66 cm
Width: 23 cm
Depth: 21.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) 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:

The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 158, no. 80View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tracy, Stephen, and Bodel, John. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist.. Rome. American Academy in Rome. pg. 211-212 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 175-176, no. 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 260, no. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana".. Notizie degli scavi di antichita. Vol. no. 8. pg. 425-429 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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