Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3483
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Roman Period
Date Made 125 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Female Head | Diana

Over life size female head. White marble. About twice life size. Frontal pose. Hair parted in the middle, brushed back exposing part of ears. Broken diagonally from lower neck. Intended for insertion: roughened surface preserved below at left: acrolithic (?). Head cut off flat behind; back of head in a seperate piece? Well preserved, even nose.

Height 44.7 cm
Width 28.5 cm
Depth 21 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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