Marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 5th century BCE.
Inv. No. 491.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)
Found by Francesco Capranesi in 1835 at Monte Calvo in the Sabine Mountains. Acquired in 1881 from the Villa Borghese.
(ρρ) 2008. Photo:
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Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
marble male portrait statue of Greek poet Anacreon Anakreon cloak claina from the Borghese Collection elderly man singing and playing his lyre tied infibulated penis infibulation inserted eyes insert sculptor Phidias Inv No 491