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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
Late Date: 100-0 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Cauldron
Latin Inscription
Griffin
Height: 62 cm
Width: 42.5 cm
Depth: 42.5 cm
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
The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) 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. 154, no. 77View 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. 55, no. 82View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 40. no. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 45, fig. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. pg. 5-235 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 112, cf. 208-9, fig. 82-83View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Bilde, P. G. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis" Vol.: XXIV.. Inistituti Danici. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, cat. no. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tracy, Stephen, and Bodel, John. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist.. Rome. American Academy in Rome. pg. 211-212 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 175-176, no. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 260, no. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana".. Notizie degli scavi di antichita. Vol. no. 8. pg. 425-429 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 425, fig. 1; p. 425-426, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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