Portrait Head of a Man

c. 100 CE
Overall: 26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)
Location: 103 Roman
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Portrait heads like this could belong to busts, herms, or full-length statues.


Although the identity of this man remains a mystery, its realism is striking. Far from idealized, it convincingly depicts a solid middle-aged man with wrinkled forehead, high cheek bones, and deep-set eyes.
Portrait Head of a Man

Portrait Head of a Man

c. 100 CE

Italy, Roman

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