Limestone head of a man


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This work exemplifies the Hellenization of the Assyrian type of head. The treatment of the beard, though still stylized, has become considerably softer; hair and a wreath of leaves replace the helmet; and most of all, the sensuous lips are integrated into a finely articulated physiognomy.

Limestone head of a man, Limestone, Cypriot

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