Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3478
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Roman Period
Date Made Late Hellenistic
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Female Head | Diana

Small head of a woman. White marble. Preserved from base of neck up, intact save for chip of nose. Frontal pose. One roll of flesh on neck. Hair parted in the middle, aranged in a roll brushed back from forehead and temples, exposing ears fully. A thick knot of hair on top of head. Back hair worked in only a summary fashion.

Height 12 cm
Width 7 cm
Depth 8.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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