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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1873,0820.4

  • Description

    Bronze figure of a woman in archaistic style, with modern diamonds set into her eyes.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 152 millimetres (figure without base)
    • Width: 60 millimetres
    • Depth: 42 millimetres
    • Weight: 414 grammes
    • Height: 180 millimetres (including base)
    • Height: 15.24 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Said to be from Verona in G&R register, but recent research suggests exact findspot was Trevenzuolo in Verona province. See:

    pp. 226, 246, fig. 36
    M. Bolla, 1999. Bronzetti Figurati Romani del Territorio Veronese. Rassegn di studi del civico museo archeologico e del civico gabinetto numismatico di milano [RASMI] LXIII-LXIV: 193-260.

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  • Bibliography

    • Bronze 192 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G69/dc4

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2009 2 Apr-13 Oct, Alicante, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010 30 Apr-30 Aug, Seoul, National Museum of Korea, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought Exhibited:
    2009 2 Apr-13 Oct, Alicante, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010 30 Apr-30 Aug, Seoul, National Museum of Korea, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought 2010-2011 15 Oct-07 Feb, Taipei, The National Palace Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010-2011, 11 Mar-12 Jun, Kobe City Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2011, 4 July-25 Sept, Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2011-2012, 25 Oct-12 Feb, Mexico City, National Anthropological Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2012-2013 6 Oct-6 Jan, Portland Art Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2013, 6 May–6 Oct, Dallas Museum of Art, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2014, 21 Feb-9 Jun, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2014, 2 Aug–9 Nov, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia, The Body Beautiful in Greek Art and Thought

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1873,0820.4


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