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3064
Object Number: MS3449
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Cauldron
Griffin
Latin Inscription
Height: 63.5cm
Depth: 46.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Of three griffins, 1 has lost beak, 1 broken & mended at neck and lost. Plinth modern? One pair with 3448, q.v. Inscription is the 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
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. 155, no. 78View 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: p. 112, cf. 208-9, figs. 82-83View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Bilde, P. G. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis" Vol.: XXIV. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, cat. no. 6View 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: p. 176, no. 38View 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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