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Object Number:32-36-63
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Minturnae
Locus: In a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. Flank, "Temple of Julius Caesar"
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 99-0 BC
Early Date: 99
Late Date: 99-0 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 26 cm
Credit Line:Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, 1932
Other Number:853 - Field No SF

Description

Male portrait. White marble. Broken off at neck; back crown and proper left temple broken away; also top of right ear and tip of nose. Some chipping. Square owel hole in back-break. Clean shaven, looking frontally, with assymetrical bones. High forehead with frown wrinkles, also deep wrinkles from nose to corners of mouth. Slight rill hole indentation. Eyes wide open with unwrinkled lids. Probably provincial work; not from a death mask, but instead showing clear direct features. Found in a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. flank.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition
Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167, no. 84View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Ackland Art Center. 1970. "Ancient Portraits: A show of Greek and Etruscan and Roman sculptures.". University of N. Carolina. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Adriani, A.. 1938. "Minturno-Catalogo delle sculture trovate negli anni 1931-33". Notizie degli Scavi di Antichita. Vol. 6. no. 14. pg. 190-211 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 195 no.44 fig. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1934. Vol. 4 (1933-1934). Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. 3, fig 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Johnson, Jotham. 1933. A Marble Head from Minturnae. Vol. 4. no. 2. pg. 49-53 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 49-53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] International Mediterranean Research Association, and Paribeni, R, and Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia. 1932. Mostra d'arte antica: organizzata dal Ministero dell' Educazione Nazionale e dall' Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi Mediterranei.. Rome. Instituto Poligrafico dello Stato. pg. 54-55 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Praechter, Karl. 1932. "Il papiro Vaticano greco II". Gnomon. Vol. 8. pg. 567 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1932. Vol. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1932. Vol. 47. pg. p. 494-5 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Johnson, Jotham. "The road to empire". Scientific American. Vol. 154 (June). pg. 302-3 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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