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Object Number: 32-36-66
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: SW corner Temple of Julius Caesar
Period: Julio-Claudian Period
Date Made: 4 AD-23 AD
Early Date: 4
Late Date: 23
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Male Head
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number102 - Field No SF

Description

Male portrait head. White marble. Broken off below base of neck where breast flares outwar at clavicle. Crown in four pieces, break at top of neck-- repaired. Chips and root marks. Over life-sized. Gazes to the right, but neck bends left. Beardless youthful face under extra-wide crown. Caplike hair chisled into soft swirls which overlap and intertwine in the back. Face smooth but not polished. Eyes plain and gently pointed ovals recessed into the skull, than lids softly arrised. Lower lids blend into cheeks; tear ducts indicated bu short drill channel. Remaining portion of nose indicates aquilinity. Lips thin on small mouth. High cheek bones and wide jaws end in narrow but strong chin. Mature Julio-Claudian style.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
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. 170, no. 85View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 58, no. 87View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1981. Greek and Roman Sculpture in America: Masterpieces in public collections in the U.S and Canada.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.64View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Fuhrmann, H. 1940. Vol. 55. p. 510-12.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Adriani, A. 1938. Minturno-Catalogo delle sculture trovate negli anni 1931-33. Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita. 6 (14): 190-211. : Page/Fig./Plate: 208 no.55 pl.XV (1-2)View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Johnson, Jotham. "The road to empire". vol. 154 (June). pp. 302-3.View Objects cited in this Publication

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