Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3466
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Roman Period
Date Made 1st century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Youth | Dancing Faun

White marble, painted. Naked youth. Missing: head, both arms, both feet. Weight on left leg, leaning against tree trunk. Right leg forward and straight. Right arm, to judge from position of point of attachment, raised high. Left arm attachment is level. Head was in one piece with the rest of the statue. Right leg broken above the knee and mended. Tree trunk broken below and mended.

Height 90 cm
Width 22 cm
Outside Diameter 15.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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