Portrait of a child. Detail.

Carrara marble. Ca. 200 CE.
Inv. No. 1994.84.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Origin:
Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, 1994.
Description:
Detail of the drill work of the hair; note the "bridges" within the grooves; this style points to the third century.
Credits:
2009. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.

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