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Marble head of a woman wearing a diadem

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble, Island
Dimensions:
H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.5
  • Description

    This head probably comes from a small statue of a goddess or a female personification. Although the workmanship appears to be Roman, the style of the face and arrangement of the hair derive from late Classical and early Hellenistic models.

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, p. 121.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, no. 175, p. 93, pls. 122g-i.

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    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
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