By Irene Bald Romano
This first entire released catalogue of 1 of an important classical sculpture collections within the usa contains 154 works from Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Asia Minor, North Africa, Roman Syria and Palestine, Egypt, and Babylonia, ranging in date from the overdue 7th century B.C. to the fourth century A.D.
Each piece gets an entire description with measurements and record of situation, an inventory of the former released assets, and a observation reflecting the latest scholarship, besides wide photographic documentation. quite a few audiences will enjoy the accessibility of the scholarship awarded here—students might interact in additional examine on a few of issues raised through person items or teams of sculptures, and the scholarly neighborhood will welcome a piece that gives an updated and entire exam of an important classical sculpture assortment in a single of the world's nice archaeology museums.
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27 the attachment of a quiver (Guldager Bilde 1995:197–98, n. 24, fig. 4). The hollowing out of the back of the head is a feature common to overlifesized cult images of the Republican period, as H. G. Martin has observed (1987:247). The technique of this head is unlike that of the Nemi cult statue head of Diana in the UPM (44), though the latter may also have been an acrolithic image. In that case stucco was possibly used to complete the back of the head. Though accomplished in different ways, it appears that there is a necessity in large-scale acrolithic images to reduce the weight of the head when a wooden core is used for the support.
PUBLICATIONS: Unpublished. CONDITION: Upper right corner of stele preserved. Much worn so that features of head and face are indistinguishable. DESCRIPTION: Grave stele preserving the head and shoulders of a figure, probably male, wearing a himation draped over the left shoulder and arm, reclining with the left elbow propped on pillows. The figure holds a bowl in the left hand at chest height. The right arm is raised at the shoulder. The stele is framed by a pilaster at the right and a plain architrave above.
The hair is arranged in thick wavy locks pulled back from the face with drilled channels separating some of the locks from the face. A Corinthian helmet sits on the top of the head. The surface of the helmet is roughly chiseled and polished as if to suggest hammered metal. The back of the head appears to have been cut off and roughly flat- Greek Sculpture CAT. NO. 28 tened. 035 m. 053 m. at the approximate center. Two circular modern mounting holes are drilled below the center. COMMENTARY: The foreshortening of the head and the treatment of the back which looks deliberately cut with two possible ancient holes suggest that the head once was part of a relief.
Classical Sculpture: Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek, and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology by Irene Bald Romano