Head of Ares (the Ares Borghese type).

Luna marble. Severian replica from the after a bronze Greek statue by Alkamenes casted in 420 BCE.
Inv. No. MC 795.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 68
(Musei capitolini, Centrale Montemartini, II. 68)

From the Sacred area in Largo di Torre Argentina, 1925.
2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: Luna marble Luni marble marmo lunense head Mars Ares called the Borghese Ares the Ares Borghese type crested helmet crest griffin gryphon griffins gryphons sculptor Alkamenes Alkamenes Alcamene Largo di Torre Argentina Inv No MC 795 MC795 II 68
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