Roman Sculpture Bust: Marble Head of a Woman (Empress Fausta)


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Artifact Identification Roman Sculpture Bust: Marble Head of a Woman (Empress Fausta)   (1982.07.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Art
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman, 325 CE
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 34.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 25.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 23.5 cm
Weight 22,246 g
Measuring Remarks Measured without the stand.
Materials Stone--Marble
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

"Museum acquires 2nd masterpiece," Heritage, (Feb. 1983): 2/2, pp. 3-4. Photo: Humanities . Chicago: Illinois Humanities Council, p. 3. Adkins, Karen & Gary. "Urbana's Treasure-House," Illinois Magazine , (Nov-Dec 1989): 28/6, p. 3 (photo). "Research finds museum gift a rare antiquity," Alumni News , (Feb. 1983): 62/1, (on file). From Alexander to Augustus . Bohen, B. et al, University of Illinois, 1983. 1983P.0028.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Betty Campanile in Memory of Gian Campanile
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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