Homer.

Pentelic marble. Roman, 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. MR 530 (Ma 440).

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
Found in a wall of Caetani Palace at Rome, 1704.
Acquired in 1733 by Pope Clement XII from the Albani collection for the Capitoline museum.
In 1797 taken to Paris by Napoleon.
In 1815 give to Louis XVIII by Pope Pius VII in exchange for portrait of Napoleon by Canova.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: Pentelic marble portrait bust herm herma herme term erma after the Hellenistic original of Homer Homeros Homerus Omero beard from the Albani collection Inv No MR 530 Ma 440
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME