Amazon ("Mattei" Type)
Amazon ("Mattei" Type)Name: Amazon ("Mattei" Type)
Material: Cast (plaster of Paris)
Museum: By permission of the Museo dell’Arte Classica, Sapienza University, Rome
Museum inventory number: 307
Museum of original: The cast was reconstructed by Giovanni Becatti, who combined the torso from Vatican Museums (Galleria delle Statue), inv. no. 748 with the head from Hadrian's Villa in the Museo Nazionale Romano, Museo delle Therme, inv. no. 124666.
More information about the Amazon of the Vatican Museums here, on the head from the Museo Nazionale Romano here. Both links lead to the website of Arachne, the central object database of the German Archeological Institute. More information about Amazon statue types on Wikipedia.
Photographer/Modeler: Carter Conaway
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