From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3477
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Late Republican Roman Period
Date Made Late Hellenistic
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Female Head

Small head of a woman. White marble. Right cheek stained by iron and heavy area of rust over right eye. Broken off just below the chin. Tip of nose abraded, otherwise intact. Hair parted in the middle. Brushed back from forehead and sides so as to reveal ears. Prominent bunch of hair at top of head.

Height 12 cm
Width 7.2 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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