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Marble head of a boy wearing a wreath

Period:
Antonine
Date:
mid–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.105.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
The child wears a wreath of grape clusters and leaves, associating him with the cult of the god Dionysos.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1914." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10 (2): pp. 25, 27, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 121, 258, pl. 98e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 176, p. 93, pls. 123a-b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Thimme, Jürgen. 1976. Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr.: Ausstellung unter d. Patronat des International Council of Museums ICOM im Karlsruher Schloss vom 25. Juni-10. Oktober 1976. no. 104, p. 136, Karlsruhe: Müller.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1987. Greece and Rome. no. 104, p. 136, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fittschen, Klaus. 1999. Prinzenbildnisse antoninischer Zeit. p. 103 n. 13, pl. 192b-c, Mainz: P. von Zabern.

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