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Object Number: MS4028
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Montecelio
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 1-99
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Menander
Height: 34.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1901
Other Number0508 - Cast Number

Description

Grayish white marble, broken off at base of neck. Life size. Frontal pose. Features, including nose, intact except for missing edge of proper right ear. Clean shaven. Short loosely curly parted on proper left. Close-set, deeply sunk eyes. Roman copy of Greek original of early 3rd c. BC.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)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. 70, no. 43View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 113View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, fig. 17View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Robertson, Martin. 1981. A history of Greek art.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 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. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 170-171View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bieber, Margarete. 1967. The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age revised edition. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.51View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Lawrence, Arnold W. 1969. Later Greek Sculpture and its influence on East and West.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.57View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Fay, Temple. 1959. "The Head". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 1 (4): 12-18.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1948. Notebook. VI. P. 1105. No. 385. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 123, IllustrationView Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Robinson, David M. 1940. "A New Marble Bust of Menander, Wrongly Called Vergil". Transactions. 83 (3): 465-477.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1937. Notebook. II. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212, no. 251View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Studniczka. 1918. XXI.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bernoulli, Johann J. 1894. Romische Ikonographie.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Toole, James F. Cerebrovascular Disorders. 2nd edition.View Objects cited in this Publication

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