From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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

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.

Height 36 cm
Width 24 cm
Depth 20 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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