Roman. <em>Male Portrait Head</em>, 4th century C.E. (probably). Marble, 4 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (10.5 x 8.3 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.239. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.239.jpg)

Male Portrait Head


Medium: Marble

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:4th century C.E. (probably)

Dimensions: 4 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (10.5 x 8.3 x 7.5 cm)



Accession Number: 16.239

Image: 16.239.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Male portrait head in marble. Wide, flat face, thick features. Archaistic hair. Head made as separate piece with flat base on neck. Possibly the finial for a Hermes pillar. Condition: Surface of hair worn. Sculpture broken into two pieces through back of head and assembled. Face intact.

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