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Roman Portrait Head
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Roman Portrait Head


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The features of this man are comparable to portraits of emperors from the 4th century AD, like Constantine the Great. Their coins and portraits often show them with a laurel wreath, which could also be worn by high government or military officials.
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Christine Alexander, Mrs. Breckenridge Long, Rome and Laurel, Maryland, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1959, by bequest.
Credit Bequest of Mrs. Breckenridge Long, 1959

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Period
4th century (Late Antique)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.214
Measurements
H: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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