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Object Number:MS4028
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Montecelio
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 1-99 CE
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 99
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Menander
Height: 34.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; subscription Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1901
Other Number:0508 - Cast Number

Description

Portrait of Menander. Grayish white marble, broken off at base of neck. Life size. Frontal pose. Features, including nose, intact except for missing edge of proper right ear. Clean shaven. Short loosely curly hair parted on proper left. Close-set, deeply sunk eyes. Roman copy of Greek original of early 3rd c. BC. Porbably originally inserted in a bust or statue.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) 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. 70, no. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 125, fig. 113View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37, fig. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Robertson, Martin. 1981. A history of Greek art.. Cambridge University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 518-519, 716, no. 38View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Pinney, Gloria F., and Ridgway, Brunilde S. 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.. Allentown. Allentown Art Museum. pg. 1-295 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 170-171View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Bieber, Margarete. 1967. The Sculpture of the Hellenistic Age revised edition.. New York. Columbia University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 51View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Lawrence, Arnold W. 1969. Later Greek Sculpture and its influence on East and West.. Hacker Art Books. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 98, pl. 18bView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] 1965. Guide to the Collections, The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. 1-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 57View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Fay, Temple. 1959. "The Head". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 1. no. 4. pg. 12-18 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12ffView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1948. Notebook.. Vol. VI. pg. 1105. No. 385 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 123View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Robinson, David M. 1940. "A New Marble Bust of Menander, Wrongly Called Vergil". Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia. American Philosophical Society. Vol. 83. no. 3. pg. 465-477 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 471View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McFadden, George H. 1937. Notebook.. Vol. II. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212, no. 251View 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. 172, no. 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Bernoulli, Johann J. 1894. Romische Ikonographie.. Stuttgart. W. Spemann. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 112, 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Toole, James F. Cerebrovascular Disorders.. Raven Press. ed. 2nd. View Objects related to this

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