University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: MS4027
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Bovillae
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Dionysos
Height: 18.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1901

Description

Sculpture of Dionysos. Broken off at level of chin and armpit. Head inclined toward proper right. Right arm raised with palm resting on top of head. Hair of Dionysos is tied into a bun at the back of head. Very large wreath of grapevine with clusters of grapes. White marble. Part of little finger missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)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. 246, no. 118View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 169, no. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 65View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bates, William N. 1912. "Greek and Roman Sculptures in Philadelphia". AJA. 16 (1): 101.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Richardson, Rufus B. 1904. "A group of Dionysiac sculptures found at Corinth". AJA. VII: pp. 288-96.View Objects cited in this Publication

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