publication . Article . 2013

The marble head of a statuette from Mediana (excavations in 2001)

Plemić Bojana;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Starinar (issn: 0350-0241, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
During the archaeological excavations in Mediana in 2001, the head of a marble statuette of exceptional beauty and craftsmanship was discovered. It was an isolated discovery, the sculpture probably having been imported from some Greek artistic centre or an eastern Mediterranean workshop, presenting a part of a larger ensemble of sculptures that had adorned an imperial villa with peristyle. Since the head was found in pieces and being just part of a sculptural representation with no reliable attributes, the question of its identification is a difficult task. It was possible to determine, using stylistic traits' analysis that the statuette was made under the influ...
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free text keywords: Sculpture, Iconography, Peristyle, Archaeology, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Ancient history, Excavation, Cult, Beauty, Artemis/Diana, Aphrodite/Venus, Mediana, Roman sculpture, CC1-960
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publication . Article . 2013

The marble head of a statuette from Mediana (excavations in 2001)

Plemić Bojana;