Portrait of Plato
Luni marble. Roman copy after a Greek original created by Silanion ca. 370 BCE. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 67Inv. No. MC 1377.Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Portrait of Plato.

Luni marble. Roman copy after a Greek original created by Silanion ca. 370 BCE.
Inv. No. MC 1377.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 67
(Musei capitolini, Centrale Montemartini)

Origin:
From the Sacred area in Largo Argentina (1925).
Description:
Copy after the statue created by the renowned portrait-sculptor Silanion. The original, commissioned by Mithridates, was dedicated to the Muses in the Academy, seat of the philosophical school founded by Plato in Athens.
Credits:
(сс) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
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