Statuette Head


From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3455
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Late Republican Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Female Head

Head of a young female from a statuette, perhaps a dancing figure. White marble, painted (?). Broken off at lower neck. Head tilted to left. Hair wavy, parted in middle. brushed back from face, covers upper parts of ears. Hair on left side appears to be restored.

Height 12 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Depth 10.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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