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Object Number:MS4917
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Campania
Teano
Locus: Bath Building, Area XV, Locus F.
Period: Flavian Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Limestone
Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Mask
River God
Height: 75 cm
Width: 57 cm
Depth: 25.5 cm
Outside Diameter:0 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1909

Description

Mask of river god. Colossal (4x) mask. Long wavy beard, broken off below. Soft tufalike stone; signs of water corrosion.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Mosaic Gallery (1971) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 86View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 187, no. 92View 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. 49, no. 70View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 178, no. 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bates, William N. 1910. "Archaeological News. Notes on Recent Excavations and Discoveries; Other News". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 14. no. 3. pg. 95-141 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 128View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Gabrichi, E. 1908. "Teano".. Notizie degli scavi di antichita. pg. 399-416 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 405View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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