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Sculpture

Object Number:MS5461
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Greece
Attica
Athens (uncertain)
Date Made: 399-300 BCE
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Male Torso
Height: 53 cm
Width: 37 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1916

Description

White marble. Torso of a boy, small bits of upper arms remain. Striated cuttig for attachment of seperate head. Upper parts of legs preserved. In top of proper left shoulder is a rectangular cutting with a bronze and an iron insert. In the thickness of same shoulder is a circular hole. From armpit of same shoulder to thigh are a series of six circular holes of various sizes. In neck cutting are two vertical holes, in center. Below neck on line of spine is a rectangular cutting.

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. 55, no. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 186-187View 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: p. 177, no. 47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "Acquisitions of the University Museum". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 21. no. 1. pg. 104 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1916. "A Greek Torso". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 7. no. 2. pg. 87-92 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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