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Diana (?)

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She wears a short, girt chiton and high boots. The object in her extended right hand appears to be a broken-off torch. A bow (?) was in her left hand. She appears to have worn a diadem. Brown, green patina and surface corrosion, somewhat cleaned.

Provenance

Date unknown: found at Lake Nemi by Francis L. Higginson; gift of Francis L. Higginson to MFA, June 3, 1915

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Lee Higginson

Roman, Late Republican Period or earlier,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 158; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.860

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture