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Object Number: MS3448
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Locus: Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis
Date Made: 100-0 BC
Early Date: 100
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Cauldron
Latin Inscription
Griffin
Height: 62cm
Width: 42.5cm
Depth: 42.5cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

One griffin's beak lost; plinth possibly modern. Wide ovoid body with relief dec: outlined reeding on lower body, band of tendril dec. at gtst diam.; short wide neck. Conical lid with close reeding and band of pointed leaves alternating with split tongues. Three griffin heads stand up on shoulder. One of a pair with 3449. Inscription deeply cut at base of neck: Face A: CHIO, Face B: D, Face C: D.


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. 154, no. 77View 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. 55, no. 82View 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: 45View 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: p. 112, cf. 208-9, fig. 82-83View Objects cited in this Publication
[Journal] Bilde, P. G. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis" Vol.: XXIV. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, cat. no. 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bodel, John & Tracy, Stephen. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. 211-212. : Page/Fig./Plate: 212View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 175-176, no. 37View 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: p. 260, no. 25View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana". no. 8. p. 425-429. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 425, fig. 1 and p. 425-6, no. 1View Objects cited in this Publication

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