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Object Number: MS5681
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 100 BC-100 AD
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Draped Woman
Height: 71cm
Width: 22cm
Thickness: 18cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Caldarazzo and Bassi, 1926
Other NumberMS5772A-B - Other Number


Standing draped woman. Ca 1/2 life sized. Head, melon coiffure (but apparently misunderstood by the sculptor); large bun; looks down and to her left. Wears dress (chiton?) under a mantle that is so draped that the left breast is revealed beneath the dress. Folds of mantle caught up around left lower arm. Weight on right leg. Right arm touched hip beneath mantle. Left arm along side, slightly extended. Back is summarily finished. Plinth of rounded outline conforming in shape to furthest extension of feet and drapery.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 272, no. 125View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Albertson, Karla K. 1983. The Return of the University Museum's Demeter. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 25 (3): pg. 21-30.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Ridgway, Brunilde S. & Pinney, Gloria F. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece: an exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum with the cooperation of Gloria Ferrari Pinney and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway ... Allentown Art Museum, September 16 through December 30, 1979. 1-295. : Page/Fig./Plate: 176-179View Objects cited in this Publication

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