From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3476
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Roman Period
Date Made 125 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Youth

Small head of a youth. Off white marble. Missing much of left side of face including part of left eye; also much of left side of back part of head. Frontal pose. Very curly hair bound with a plain fillet leaving a large fringe around the forehead and sides; covers ear on right side. Called woman in earlier ledger and catalogue card but clearly this is not so.

Height 13.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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