By Irene Bald Romano
This first whole released catalogue of 1 of crucial classical sculpture collections within the usa comprises 154 works from Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Asia Minor, North Africa, Roman Syria and Palestine, Egypt, and Babylonia, ranging in date from the past due 7th century B.C. to the fourth century A.D.
Each piece gets a whole description with measurements and record of , an inventory of the former released resources, and a remark reflecting the newest scholarship, besides vast photographic documentation. quite a few audiences will relish the accessibility of the scholarship provided here—students may perhaps have interaction in extra examine on a few of issues raised through person items or teams of sculptures, and the scholarly neighborhood will welcome a piece that offers an updated and finished exam of an important classical sculpture assortment in a single of the world's nice archaeology museums.
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Much damage to the groundline. Many surface chips and scratches. DESCRIPTION: Funerary lekythos of long ovoid shape with thickened strut for handle behind the neck. Low-relief decoration consists of three figures on a thickened ground line. In the center a bearded male wearing a himation is seated on a klismos with his feet on a footstool, holding up his left hand and grasping an object which must have been a painted staff. With his right hand he clasps the hand of the standing female to the right in a traditional gesture of dexiosis.
BC), no. 956 (Late Hellenistic); Pfuhl and Möbius 1979: no. 2036 (1st c. BC). The letter forms with the broken bar alpha and prominent serifs suggest a date as late as the Early Imperial period. The deceased, Menemachos, is the reclining male, while the seated female is probably his wife. 26 FRAGMENTARY EAST GREEK GRAVE STELE 38-19-2 Area of Smyrna, Asia Minor East Greek, Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial period, 1st c. BC–1st c. AD Large-grained grayish-white marble P. H. 21; P. W. 178; Th. 055 m.
NO. 29 the front. The garment can be wrapped on an oblique angle as in the statue from Sinuessa in the Museo Nazionale, Naples (Brendel 1930:47, fig. 3; LIMC II, Aphrodite: no. 675), dipping in the front, as in the bronze statuette from Horbeit, Egypt, in the Louvre (Brendel 1930:49, fig. 4; LIMC II, Aphrodite: no. 682), or arranged nearly horizontally, as in the statuette from Egypt in Copenhagen (LIMC II, Aphrodite: no. 672). The semidraped type seems to be a creation of the Hellenistic Greek Sculpture CAT.