Head of Apollo (the so-called Omphalos).

Luna marble. Roman copy after a Greek statue by Kalamis of the 5th century BCE.
Height tot. 0.41 m, head 0.24 m.
Inv. No. MC 3046.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), II. 25
(Musei capitolini, Centrale Montemartini)

Origin:
1960, villa of Herodes Atticus in via Appia near the Circus of Maxentius.
Literature:
STEFANIA PAFUMI. Una nuova replica dell’Apollo tipo Omphalos da Siracusa. Osservazioni sulla tradizione copistica del tipo statuario. BdA 122, 2002, pp. 55-84.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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