Portrait of a man - ROM2010_11496_15

ROM2010_11496_15

Portrait of a man

Medium:Marble
Origin
(Object)
:
Europe
Use
(Object)
:
Europe
Date: c. 41-54 AD
Period: Reign of Claudius, Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
17.8 x 13.7 x 11.4 cm
Object number: 959.17.11
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Roman sculpture techniques
Description

Portrait of a Man

The drill was used sparingly here. The sculptor used fine chisels and rasps to create a well-modeled and very realistic portrait of an elderly man. Eye pupils and irises are not indicated.

Collection:
Roman World
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