Classical Sculpture Catalogue of the Cypriot,Greek and Roman Stone ( Free PDF )


  • Catalogue Organization
  • Introduction to the Classical Sculpture Collection
  • Acknowledgments
  • Cypriot Sculpture
  • Ohnefalsch-Richter Collection
  • Kour ion Sculpture
  • Other Cypriot Sculpture
  • Greek Sculpture
  • Attic Grave Monuments
  • East Greek Grave Stelae
  • Hellenistic Divine and Idealized Images
  • Late Hellenistic/Imperial Roman Female Heads
  • Roman Copies/Adaptations of Greek Works
  • Sculpture from the Sanctuary of Diana Neogenesis at Lake Nemi
  • Introduction
  • Cult Statue Fragments
  • Votive Statuettes: Female
  • Votive Figures: Male
  • Reliefs
  • Marble Vessels: The CHIO Dedication
  • Marble Furniture Fragments
  • Sculpture from Colonia Minturn
  • Introduction
  • Portraits
  • Divine and Idealized Images
  • Miscellaneous
  • Sculpture from Tanium Indicium
  • Sculpture from Nysa Stathopoulos
  • Other Roman Sculpture
  • Portraits • Divine and Idealized Images
  • Reliefs
  • Uncertain Works or Forgeries
  • Palmyrene and Graeco-Parthian Sculpture
  • Introduction
  • Palmyrene Relief Sculpture
  • Graeco-Parthian Sculpture
  • Bibliography
  • Concordance
  • Index


 This is the primary entire posted catalogue of the Clas-vania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (UPM). In 1921, Luce posted a Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section, The University Museum with short descriptions, however no illustrations, of the important thing portions withinside the current series, consisting of the sculpture, pottery, and bronzes.

Luce did now no longer encompass the Classical sculptures beneath Neath the area of the opposite curatorial divisions of the Museum, which includes the Near Eastern and Egyptian Sections. Since Luce’s catalogue, the various character stone sculptures withinside the series had been posted in diverse codecs and in scattered sources, alevin though many have in no way been posted.

The aim of this quantity is to offer a complete catalogue of all the Cypriot, Greek, and Roman stone sculp-trues withinside the Museum, consisting of applicable portions withinside the Near Eastern and Egyptian Sections, and to offer for every piece a entire description with measurements and file of condition, a listing of the formerly posted sources, and a com-monetary reflecting the maximum current scholarship, together with adequate photographic documentation.

The aim is likewise to offer a beneficial painting for diverse audiences. The writing of this cata-Logue has been a precarious stability of presenting records that the overall reader will discover informative and interesting, with a view to stimulate college students to interact in in addition examine on a number of the subjects raised through character portions or companies of sculptures, and with a view to fulfill a want withinside the scholarly network to subsequently have of their palms a piece that gives an updated and complete examine a full-size Classical sculpture series in one of the world’s first-rate archaeology museums.

The impetus for penning this catalogue of the Classical sculpture withinside the UPM got here from the training for the preservation and reinstallation of the Museum’s everlasting Classical galleries, “Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans, Greeks, and Romans,” that opened to the general public in March 2003 (CD Figs. 1–4).

Almost 1/2 of (about 70) of the stone sculp-trues protected on this catalogue are on show in those new Classical galleries. Six of the 10 Etruscan stone sculptures withinside the UPM’s series also are exhibited withinside the Etruscan World gallery however isn’t protected on this corpus due to the fact they had been very well handled withinside the Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology through Jean MacIntosh Turfa (2005: Cat. no. 228: head of sphinx, from Narce; Cat. no. 302: lady bust, from Tuscana; Cat. no. 230: remedy cippus fragment, from Chiusi; Cat. no. 295: inscribed cinerary chest and lid of Arnth Ramzan; Cat. no. 229: winged lion, likely from Vulci; and Cat. no. 293: sarcophagus, from Civita Musina). With the exception of a lady head from Kour ion withinside the Roman World gallery (8) (CD Fig. 6) and a male stat-utter from Kour ion (11) withinside the Greek World gallery, the Cypriot sculpture stays in garage looking ahead to a destiny gallery committed to Cyprus and the Aegean worlds.

Likewise, best of the Palmyrene or Graeco-Parthian sculptures are presently on show withinside the Roman World gallery (132 and 142), and best one of the sculptures from Nysa Stathopoulos (Beth Shean/Beishan) (93) is exhibited withinside the Greek World gallery. Catalogue Organization This catalogue is particularly prepared into groupings through provenience, in order that the excavated collections from Kour ion, Nemi, Minturn, Tanium Indicium, Nysa Stathopoulos, and Palmyra had been handled collectively, every with an introduction.

The Cypriot series additionally incorporates a coherent corpus, and because it consists of the earliest fabric on this catalogue, it’s far supplied first, alevin though the Cypriot portions variety in date from the overdue seventh cub to the Roman duration. Within this class the sculptures amassed through Max Onalaska-Richter (1–7) had been grouped collectively with an introduction, accompanied through the ones excavated at Kour ion (8–11), with portions and not using a regarded provenience on the quilt of the Cypriot class.

Throughout the catalogue in general, inside every smaller grouping, the entries are organized with representations of girls first and in chronological order, accompanied through men in chronological order, then portions of questionable gender and animal figures. In the large class of Greek sculpture, Attic grave monuments (17–23), consisting of one of the Roman durations (23), and East Greek grave stela (24–26) are grouped collectively and supplied in greater or much less chronological order.

Divine and idealized snap shots of the Hellenistic duration shape a separate class (27–34), accompanied through a collection of lady heads which may be dated through fashion to both the Late Hellenistic or the Imperial Roman periods (35–41).Lastly, beneath Neath the large class of Greek sculpture, however indexed separately, are sculptures which might be Roman copies or diversifications of famous Greek works (42–43).The sculptures from the Sanctuary of Diana Neogenesis at Lake Nemi are supplied next, as maximum of those belong to the Late Hellenistic/Republican duration, alevin though numerous may be dated to the Early Imperial duration (44–82).Likewise, the sculptures from Colonia Minturn are handled as awesome institution with portions starting from the second one 1/2 of the first cub to the 2d or third c.AD (83–90).The portions from Tanium Indicium (91–92) and a collection of 9 sculptures in marble and limestone from the Museum’s excavations withinside the Twenties at Nysa Stathopoulos (Beth Shean/Beishan) in historical Palestine (93–101) follow.

The last Roman sculptures are organized beneath Neath the large heading of “Other Roman Sculpture” (102–124) and are divided into “Portraits”; “Divine and Idealized Images”; and “Reliefs.” Again, wherein appropriate, lady snap shots are supplied first and in chronological order, accompanied through male.

A small class of “Uncertain Works or Forgeries” consists of portions which might be suspected of being forgeries (one hundred twenty five and 126), in addition to portions which might be tough to area due to their fragmentary or crude nature (127–129).As discrete groupings from the fringes of the Classical world, Palmyrene remedy sculpture and Graeco-Parthian sculpture shape the very last classes on this catalogue (130–154).For every catalogue entry, the heading consists of the following records on this order: catalogue number; brief title; UPM accession number (see concordance of accession.

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