Roman. <em>Portrait Head of Young Man</em>, 10 B.C.E.-20. C.E. Schist or graywacke, 13 13/16 x 8 1/8 x 8 7/16 in., 44 lb. (35.1 x 20.6 x 21.5 cm, 19.96kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.65_view01_PS11.jpg)

Portrait Head of Young Man


Medium: Schist or graywacke

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:10 B.C.E.-20. C.E.

Dimensions: 13 13/16 x 8 1/8 x 8 7/16 in., 44 lb. (35.1 x 20.6 x 21.5 cm, 19.96kg) 44 lb. (19.96kg)



Accession Number: 66.65

Image: 66.65_view01_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Grey-green schist or greywacke Roman portrait head of a young man with part of shoulders near to neck preserved, but worked as a bust. Head turned to right; flocky hair fairly deep on forehead; sharp eyebrows; small eyes; straight nose (intact); strong mouth; cleft chin. Face well polished, but hair fairly rough. Possibly portrait of Gaius Caesar, grandson of Augustus. Condition: Perfect, but slightly chipped round base of neck; left ear broken off and well mended.

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