Bronze bust of an Amazon

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 14.5 cm
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.11.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
In high relief: Amazon or goddess wearing an oriental cap and carrying a sheathed sword.
Said to be from Asia Minor

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. "Newly Acquired Bronzes–Greek, Etruscan, and Roman." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(5): p. 150, fig. 23.