Roman Period (uncertain)
Human, probably male head broken off at base of neck. Surface of top and back of head and neck missing. Wreath surrounds head. Closely chopped fringe of hair above forehead and above ears. Broad face with long narrow eyes, straight nose, small mouth, small jutting chin. Thick flat neck. Plastered on lower edge and drilled for setting into modern base.
Purchased from Max Ohnefalsch-Richter, 1895
[Catalogue, Collection] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 6, no. 6
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