Over life size female head. White marble. About twice life size. Frontal pose. Hair parted in the middle, brushed back exposing part of ears. Broken diagonally from lower neck. Intended for insertion: roughened surface preserved below at left: acrolithic (?). Head cut off flat behind; back of head in a seperate piece? Well preserved, even nose.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Roman World (15 Mar 2003)
[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. 85, no. 44
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 54, no. 80
[Article] Bilde, Pia G. 1998. "Those Nemi Sculptures...": Marbles from a Roman Sanctuary in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 40 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: 42
[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. 5-235.
[Book] Guldager Bilde, Pia. 1995. "The Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis: the Late Republican Acrolithic Cult Statues". 66. pp. 191-217.
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: 189:no. 24
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