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Collection: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek
Title: Copy of Nemesis of Rhamnous
Findspot: Said to be from Rome
Summary: Copy of Nemesis of Rhamnous
Object Function: Unknown
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Original/copies
Style: High Classical
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Copy
Original: Cult statue of Nemesis of Rhamnous
Dimensions: H. 1.93 m
Scale: Over life-size
Region: Latium
Period: Roman

Condition: Nearly complete

Condition Description: Missing head and both forearms (including elbows), and some chips on plinth; large solution crack beginning below right front shoulder, continuing above chest, down side, across right calf, just below knee; restored fragment at lower left (back), presumably retained to keep balance; plaster adhesions here and around bottom of back, from previous restorations; brown stains and adhesions throughout surface, especially on lower part and back; solution cracks also on mantle on left side; attachment holes for right arm include oblong cut (H. 0.18 m, W. 0.35 m, D. 025 m; additional round dowel hole within top 0.06 m of oblong, leaded), and dowel hole below (diam. 0.033 m, D. 0.07 m); attachment holes for left arm include oblong cut (H. 0.14 m, W. 0.35 m, D. 0.25 m), dowel holes below (diam. 0.031 m, D. 0.014 m); stained grayish-brown around plinth, and lower folds of drapery, especially on the left side.

Material Description: White medium-grained marble (so-called "Parian" marble)

Sources Used: Smith 1997, cat. S 2d; M. Moltesen, "Nemesis fra Rhamnous," MedKøb 31 (1974) 79-96; Despinis 1971, 28 no. 1, pls. 35-40; Mathiopoulos 1968, 182 n. 225; Schmidt 1967, 114 n. 572, 121 n. 617, 124; Despinis 1966a, 222 no. 1, pl. 35a; Schmidt 1957, 86 n. 258, 95, 151 no. 37 (1); Paribeni 1953, 66 no. 118 (6); Poulsen 1951, no. 304a, col. pl. 21; Lippold 1950, 213 n. 1; Reinach/RS, 4.416.9; Hekler 1909, 155 n. 1; EA 442