Head of an elderly man
Marble. Mid-1st century BCE.
Height 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
PW9101.
Royal-Athena Galleries

Head of an elderly man.

Marble. Mid-1st century BCE.
Height 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
PW9101.

Royal-Athena Galleries

Description:
Right-hand high relief. An exclusive example of the Roman portrait.
$55000 (2004) — New York, Royal-Athena Galleries.
Literature:
Cf. Vermeule, Sculpture in Stone, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 324, where very similar head is designated as “Homer”.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Royal-Athena Galleries
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History of Ancient Rome