Description Hellenistic sculpture was the model for this head's facial features and short, curly hairstyle, while the choice of a hard, dense stone as its material is Egyptian. The head represents an elderly man with short hair, beard, and mustache. He has a heavily lined forehead and deep nasolabial furrows.
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from Upper Egypt]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913
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