Bust of a man - ROM2011_11933_4

ROM2011_11933_4

Bust of a man

Medium:Marble
Geography: Acquired in Rome, Italy
Date: c. 225-275 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
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.
Collection:
Roman World
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