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3075
Object Number:MS3469
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Roman Period
Date Made: 125 bc to 1 bc
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Limestone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Male Head
Silenus
Height: 19 cm
Width: 10.9 cm
Depth: 14.3 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

Description

Grayish marble. Much incrustation. Probably bald. Heavy beard and mustache. Mouth open. Eyes large and deep sunk. Half life-sized head of Silenos.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 136, no. 71View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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