Bust of Thucydides - ROM2007_9620_1


Bust of Thucydides

Geography: Italy
Date: about 2nd-1st century BC
Period: Roman Republican period
36.8 cm
Object number: 957.159
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionHead of Thucydides. Marble. Portrait head of 4th century BC type. Front facing, with moustache and beard, short curly hair. The portrait is a copy, probably late Hellenistic, of a lost Greek work of the early 4th century BC. The Holkham Hall bust is another copy of the same original, probably Hadrianic.
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