Head from a male figure - ROM2010_11669_32

ROM2010_11669_32

Head from a male figure

Medium:Basalt, eyes originally inlaid
Geography: Made in Egypt; found in London, UK
Date: 100 BC–25 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
12 x 8.1 cm
Object number: 926.52.1
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
Description

Head of a Male Figure

The people of Roman Britain worshipped a wide range of gods and goddesses, including Roman and native Celtic deities, as well as Romanized cults from elsewhere in the Empire. This Late Egyptian male head was likely brought to Britain by Roman officials or soldiers.

Collection:
Roman WorldEgypt
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