Category:Nymph shell Louvre Ma18

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Artist Unknownwikidata:Q4233718
Title Nymph with a shell wikidata:Q18710360
Object type Sculpture
English: Roman copy of the 1st century CE after the known Hellenistic type of a young girl playing a game of knuckle-bones. The head is antique but does not belong to the statue; left arm, right hand and shell are modern restorations, altering the original type.
Français : Copie romaine du Ier siècle ap. J.-C. d'après le type connu de la jeune fille jouant aux osselets de la période hellénistique. La tête est antique mais ne correspond pas à la statue ; le bras gauche, la main droite et la coquille sont des restaurations modernes qui altèrent le type original.
Date 1st century AD
Medium white marble
Dimensions Height: 60 cm (23.6 in).
(Inventory)Louvre Museum Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q19675
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Native name Musée du Louvre
Location Paris
Coordinates 48° 51′ 37″ N, 2° 20′ 15″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Authority control
Antiquités grecques, room 7: d’art grec classique et hellénistique. Sully, ground floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities).
Accession number MR 309, Ma 18 Info non-talk.svg
Object history
  • collection of Borghese
  • : purchased
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