Bust of the veiled head of a woman - ROM2011_12032_14

ROM2011_12032_14

Bust of the veiled head of a woman

Medium:Marble
Geography: Fondi, Italy
Date: 100 BC-25 AD
Period: Roman Republican period
Dimensions:
25 x 25.4 cm
Object number: 958.109
Credit Line: Gift of Olivetti (Canada) Ltd.
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Republican portraits and coinage
Description

Head of a Middle Aged Woman

The portrait is realistic and austere - the stern expression intensified by the down-turned corners of the mouth. Her simple hairstyle, parted in the middle, is partially covered by a heavy veil.

Collection:
Roman World
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