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Marble portrait of a veiled man

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
mid-3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H.: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.113
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This small-scale head comes from a relief, possibly a sarcophagus.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1948. Roman Portraits, 2nd edn. no. 95, p. vi, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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