From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3463
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Late Republican Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Human Foot

White marble, patinated (?). Set straight and flat on the ground. Wide separation between big toe and second toe; Second toe is longer than big toe. On inner profile of piece there seem to be two layers beneath foot, one the sloping ground, the other for the sole of a sandal. Four small drill holes on top of foot presumably for attachment of metal straps of sandal.

Height 7 cm
Length 12.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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