Bust of a man - ROM2011_11933_4


Bust of a man

Geography: Acquired in Rome, Italy
Date: c. 225-275 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
28.5 x 15.8 cm
Object number: 959.17.13
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Imperial Roman portraiture, busts
DescriptionThe man's face is carved with a great feeling for realistic detail and power. In spite of his wrinkled brow, sunken eyes, hollow cheeks and protruding Adam's apple, the sculptor has created the image of an elderly man still filled with vitality.
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