Head of a Greek god or an athlete - ROM2017_15693_3

ROM2017_15693_3

Head of a Greek god or an athlete

Medium:Parian marble
Geography: Said to be from the Villa Mondragone, near Tusculum (modern Monte Porzio Catone), Italy
Date: about 20-50 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period, Julio-Claudian dynasty
Dimensions:
Height 23.8 cm
Object number: 2017.26.1
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible by the generous support of the Mona Campbell Endowment Fund
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
Description

Head of Greek God or Athlete

This head, carved during the early Roman Imperial period of about the 1st century AD., copies a Greek Early Classical statue of about 450 BC

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