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Fragment from a marble head of a man, preserving the nose and mouth

Period:
Mid Imperial, Antonine
Date:
mid-2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 x 2 1/8 in. (7.9 x 10.2 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.85
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The sensitive modeling, polished surface, and presence of a finely incised mustache are typical of the finest work of the Antonine period.
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