Portrait Bust of a Girl

Portrait Bust of a Girl

c. 250-275

Marble

Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1951.288

Description

This image was originally thought to be a boy because of its short-cropped hair. Recent scholarship suggests that the type of tunic and the cord were worn by girls.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Roman
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Marble

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