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Object Number: MS3454
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Late Republican Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Draped Woman
Height: 36cm
Width: 24cm
Depth: 20cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

Draped female, lower half. White limestone. Preserved from upper thighs downward, lacking feet. At right a small pilaster against which figure is leaning with proper left leg forward. Two layers of drapery, the upper crossing diagonally so that lower line crosses proper left knee. Heavy vertical folds along proper left side to ground and in front of pilaster. In center of top is a vertical rectangular cutting with traces of iron for attachment of upper half of figure. A section of back betweer pilaster and rapery of proper right sie is only roughly finished.


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. 102, no. 52View 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: 109View 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: 190-1, no. 92View Objects cited in this Publication

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