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Object Number: MS3484
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
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:Woman
Height: 25cm
Width: 37cm
Depth: 34cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Shoulder area of female statue. White marble. Upper right arm and shoulder and adjoining back and chest. Arm bare. A garment with folds is pinned on top of shoulder. Locks of hair rest on top of shoulder also. A deep cavity with inner surfaces for insertion of a seperate neck and head. Several times life size.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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. 88, no. 45View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bilde, Pia G. 1998. "Those Nemi Sculptures...": Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 40 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 42View 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: 92,199:fig. 63View Objects cited in this Publication

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