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Object Number:MS3449
Current Location: Rome Gallery
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Provenience: Italy
Lake Nemi
Date Made: 99-0 BCE
Early Date: 99
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Latin Inscription
Inscription Language:Latin Language
Height: 63.5 cm
Depth: 46.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897


Of three griffins, 1 has lost beak, 1 broken & mended at neck and lost. Plinth modern? One pair with 3448, q.v. Inscription is the same. Dec. 1983: Somewhat similar solid marble vase found at Aphrodisias. Slide shown by Kenan Erim at Archeology Club meeting.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Classical World: Rome ( Apr 1958 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition
Roman Sculpture Gallery (1975 - 2000) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 155, no. 78View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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.. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. pg. 5-235 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 112, cf. 208-9, fig. 82-83View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bilde, P. G. 1997. "Chio d(onum) d(edit): eight marble vases from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis". Analecta Romana Instituti Danici. Copenhagen. Vol. 24. pg. 53-81 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 66, no. 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tracy, Stephen, and Bodel, John. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist.. Rome. American Academy in Rome. pg. 211-212 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 176, no. 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Furtwängler, Adolf. 1904. Neue Denkmäler antiker Kunst: Antiken in den Museen von Amerika III (SB. Munch 1905).. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 260, no. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Barnabei, F. 1895. "Nemi nuove scoperte nell'area del tempio di Diana".. Notizie degli scavi di antichita. Vol. no. 8. pg. 425-429 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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