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Bergsten collection 26 :: Sculpture. Statue.

Object description
Female statue, probably representing Artemis. She is standing, with the right leg advanced, supporting the weight of the body, both knees slightly bent, and raised arms, in the action of drawing her bow. Remains of bow visible in left hand. She wears a short chiton, with a girdle tied around the waist, and sandals, tied at the ankles. On front and back are several holes for attachment of a (now missing) quiver. Head (originally not connected with the body) with full, oval face, regular features and slighlty parted lips. Wavy hair, parted in the middle, drawn back from the face and tied in a knot at the nape of the neck. Fine-grained marble with grey patina.
Inventory number
Bergsten collection 26
Object
Sculpture. Statue.
Material
Marble.
Acquisition
Karl Bergsten Collection. Deposition from the Medicinska Föreningen, Karolinska Institutet. Previously part of the Lansdowne Collection.
Description
Female statue, probably representing Artemis. She is standing, with the right leg advanced, supporting the weight of the body, both knees slightly bent, and raised arms, in the action of drawing her bow. Remains of bow visible in left hand. She wears a short chiton, with a girdle tied around the waist, and sandals, tied at the ankles. On front and back are several holes for attachment of a (now missing) quiver. Head (originally not connected with the body) with full, oval face, regular features and slighlty parted lips. Wavy hair, parted in the middle, drawn back from the face and tied in a knot at the nape of the neck. Fine-grained marble with grey patina.
Condition
Reconstructed. Put together in the 18th century from ancient (head and torso Roman original) and newly-made parts. Fingers on right hand and part of left heel missing. Chipped all over. Several minor damages. Remains of iron rods from attachment at back and front of torso.
Period
Roman.
Name of Person - Photographer
Kaneberg, Ove
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Description
Ove Kaneberg, photographer at the The Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm.
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Exhibition - Current
Antikens Grekland och Rom
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Description

You will find parts of the Greek and Roman collections along one side of the central hall. One section highlights the ancient mythology. Below are pottery and sculpture with motifs taken from the Greek myths, such as the deities Athena, Apollo and Artemis, and the heroes Achilles, Heracles, Orpheus and exciting adventures. Also the symposium, the Greek men's drinking, is depicted in a booth . Here you will find all the different parts of tableware and many images of Dionysos , the god of wine.

In lapidariet, the center hall stone gallery, you are face to face with the marble portraits of Roman emperors and individuals, as well as reliefs and altars for worship and remembrance of the deceased. (www.medelhavsmuseet.se, 2009-07-13, google translate)

Exhibition, Part of - Current
Antikens Grekland och Rom - Lapidariet
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Exhibition - Previously
Room 10, 1989-2008
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Description

Room 10, Central hall, permanent exhibition. There have been some small changes during the years.

In 2006 the multiculture showcase was installed and the two other showcases were painted.

Time - Start
1989
Time - End
2008
Name of Institution - Owner
Medicinska föreningen, Karolinska Institutet
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Source, Wikipedia - is described by
sv.wikipedia.org
Comments
Head and torso originally not connected.
Height / Höjd
c,2,15 cm
Dimensions
H. c. 2.15.
Date - Registration
2002-12-13
Week - Object of the week
2017-23