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Object Number:MS3446
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Locus: Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 1st Century BC
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 0
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Amphora
Latin Inscription
Griffin
Deer
Height: 58 cm
Depth: 41 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

Description

Broken at neck, at h. attach. on shoulder, and above molded base. Solid marble with decor. in low relief: belly zone: Face A: griffins attacking deer, Face B: ditto. Incised at base of neck: Face A: D D, Fabe B: CHIO

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) 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. 148, no. 75View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 40. no. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 44, fig. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. pg. 5-235 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 112, cf. 208-9, fig. 82-83View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bilde, P. G. 1997. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis". Analecta Romana Instituti Danici. Copenhagen. Vol. 24. pg. 53-81 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 62-64, no. 3View 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
[Article] Edwards, George R. 1957. "Panathenaics of Hellenistic and Roman Times". Hesperia: the Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Cambridge. Harvard University Press. Vol. 26. no. 3. pg. 198-270 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 323View 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

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