Bust of a girl - ROM2011_11984_4

ROM2011_11984_4

Bust of a girl

Medium:Marble
Geography: Mediterranean region
Date: about 100-125 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
28.5 x 18.3 cm
Object number: 939.17.25
Credit Line: This purchase was made possible with the support of The Reuben Wells Leonard Bequest Fund
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Imperial Roman portraiture, busts
Description

Bust of a Girl

This girl's soft facial features contrast with her hair style of waved curls over the forehead and the complex arrangement of braids overlapping a coiled bun on the crown.

Collection:
Roman World
Object History: Reuben Wells Leonard Bequest. Purchased from Josepsh Brummer Galleries, New York, in 1939.
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