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Marble head of a bearded man from a stele (grave marker)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H.: 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (24.1 x 18.4 x 10.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.116
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
Head of a bearded man shown in 3/4 view; his brow is furrowed and his eyes are deeply set.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 64, p. 10, pl. 20, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 112, p. 28, pls. 32, 35, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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