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Object Number: MS3479
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Torso
Diana
Height: 37.2cm
Width: 15.2cm
Depth: 12.7cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Marble, off white. Female figure, draped. preserved from level of shoulders to level of knees. Arms, head, upper back missing, once attached seperately. Luce stated that there are dowel holes for the attachment of the missing legs. She wears a chiton, girt beneath the breasts. Over this a mantle is slung, draped diagonally across the upper back and over the left shoulder. It is girt in a heavy fold around mid-body and falls in an irregular line to the upper thighs. Left arm drawn back. Large finished area at upper back.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)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. 90, no. 46View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 40 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 43View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 5-235. : Page/Fig./Plate: 207:no. 240View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 190-191, no. 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Furtwangler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905). : Page/Fig./Plate: 261:no. 33View Objects cited in this Publication

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