Classical Sculpture: Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek, and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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This first complete published catalogue of one of the most important classical sculpture collections in the United States includes 154 works from Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Asia Minor, North Africa, Roman Syria and Palestine, Egypt, and Babylonia, ranging in date from the late seventh century B.C. to the fourth century A.D.

Each piece receives a complete description with measurements and report of condition, a list of the previous published sources, and a commentary reflecting the most recent scholarship, along with extensive photographic documentation. Various audiences will appreciate the accessibility of the scholarship presented here--students may engage in further study on some of topics raised by individual pieces or groups of sculptures, and the scholarly community will welcome a work that provides an up-to-date and comprehensive examination of a significant classical sculpture collection in one of the world's great archaeology museums.

University Museum Monograph, 125

 

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Contents

Greek Sculpture 1743
20
Sculpture from the Sanctuary of Diana Nemorensis at Lake Nemi 4482 73
44
Sculpture from Colonia Minturnae 8390
162
Sculpture from Teanum Sidicinum 9192
187
Other Roman Sculpture 102124
203
Uncertain Works or Forgeries 125129
271
Palmyrene and GraecoParthian Sculpture 130154
280
Bihliography
312
Concordance
325
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About the author (2006)

Irene Bald Romano is Research Associate in the Mediterranean Section of the University Museum and holds a research appointment in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College.

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