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Object Number: MS3483
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BC
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Head
Diana
Height: 44.7cm
Width: 28.5cm
Depth: 21cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Lucy Wharton Drexel, 1897

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 85, no. 44View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, no. 80View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 40 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 42View Objects cited in this Publication
[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. 5-235.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Guldager Bilde, Pia. 1995. "The Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis: the Late Republican Acrolithic Cult Statues". 66. pp. 191-217.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 189, no. 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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