Una statua con gli attributi di Fortuna nel Museo di Leptis Magna

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[automatically translated] A STATUE WITH ATTRIBUTES OF LUCK IN THE MUSEUM OF MAGNA LEPTIS subject contribution is an unprecedented female statue larger than the true, headless, holding rudder on globe and cornucopia, an adaptation of the Roman period of the 'Kore Praxiteles': it is part of the group the so-called "Poppea Sabina" of Olimpia, which is known a good number of replicas in Greece and of ancient and persistent areas Hellenization. In particular, also in the North African area, examples have been found specimens to Cyrene attributed to the Attic workshop, perhaps itinerant; Attica is not only the place of origin of the prototype, but also the irradiator center of this specification revision of the Roman period. Among the issues addressed, the contribution particularly emphasizes the role played by the Greek sculptural tradition, especially the attic, in Leptis: presented the statue is an additional useful element to the understanding of the situation in the center of Tripoli, it is that you assign to a Greek tradition atelier active right at Leptis, as could be expected, is that there has been imported. The dating attributed to sculpture, second century forwarded, it reaffirms the continuity of this tradition. The precise interest is the problem of its destination: the analysis of the specific characteristics of this specimen shows that they are more suited to a high-ranking lady, or even in august, rather than a simple private. The reading of the data available on the site of the discovery, which identifies the contribution in the "Basilica Ulpia", where a dozen marbles have been found, making up a very respectable sculptural program,
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)129-136
Number of pages8
JournalMARE INTERNUM
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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