Head of an athlete, from a fragmentary figure - 959.17.16_2

959.17.16_2

Head of an athlete, from a fragmentary figure

Medium:Greek island marble
Geography: Acquired in Rome, Italy.
Date: Copy of a 470-460 BC original
Period: Roman period, copying an Early Classical work
Dimensions:
19.0 cm
Height of right ear, 5.3 cm; Height of left ear, 5.6 cm.
Object number: 959.17.16
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThe short curly hair and the "cauliflower" ears characterize representations of Greek athletes.
Collection:
Greek World
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