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Object Number:MS5483
Current Location: Classical World Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Rome (Italy)
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Dionysos
Lion
Height: 137 cm
Length: 113 cm
Width: 52 cm

Description

Statue of Dionysos and Lion, used for fountain, garden copy. White marble. Life-size nude figure of a man seated on a rock over which a panther's skin is spread, his right arm resting on the head of a lion.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Worlds Intertwined: Classical World Introduction (14 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) 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. 241, no. 117View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J.. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 88, no. 129View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Richter, Gisela. 1954. "Catalogue of Greek sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art". Clarendon Press. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, E. E.. 1913. "A Seated Dionysos". The Museum Journal.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 4. no. 4. pg. 164-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 164View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Romano, Irene B.. 2000. ""What in the World?: What Is This Statue Doing Up In the Air?"". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 42. no. 2. pg. 48 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48, back coverView Objects related to this

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