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Statue

Object Number:MS3480
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Lake Nemi
Period: Late Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 125 BCE
Early Date: -125
Late Date: -1
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Torso
Height: 21 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

Description

Mid-section of a small female statue. Off white marble. Preserved from base of neck to lower body. Arms, shoulders and neck and head were added seperately. Garment with many vertical folds girt below the breasts. At right side heavy vertical folds falling in an angular pattern. Back unfinished, with pick marks; a broad unfinished panel down the center of the back.

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. 95, no. 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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