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Marble head of a man from a grave stele

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.522
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Marble head of a mature man broken off at the neck. His ovoid face is framed by short, curly hair and a bushy beard.
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Picón, Carlos A., Joan R. Mertens, Elizabeth J. Milleker, and Ariel Herrmann. 1997. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1996–1997: Ancient World." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 55(2): p. 13.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1997. "One Hundred Twenty-seventh Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 127: p. 17.

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