University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Pia Guldager Bilde

‘Those Nemi Sculptures…’

Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum

By: Pia Guldager Bilde

Frothingham’s arrival will be fatal to us. If this American remains in Rome, he will surely get hold of it all; he will take the cream, and leave us noth­ing but the skimmed milk.” These bitter words were written in a letter by the Danish brewer and patron of the arts, Carl Jacobsen, founder of […]