Marble portrait bust of a man, Marble, Roman

Marble portrait bust of a man

Period:
Trajanic
Date:
ca. A.D. 110–120
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 24 5/8 in. (62.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.231.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
This man’s resolute expression and the simple yet studied arrangement of locks at his forehead bring to mind official portraits of the emperor Trajan (r. A.D. 98–117).
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