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Sculpture

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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: 18.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 246, no. 118View 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. 169, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 2. pg. 55-114 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bates, William N. 1912. "Greek and Roman Sculptures in Philadelphia". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 16. no. 1. pg. 101 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 101, no. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Richardson, Rufus B. 1904. "A group of Dionysiac sculptures found at Corinth". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. VII. pg. 288-96 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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