Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Minturnae

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 32-36-63
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Minturnae
Locus In a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. Flank, "Temple of Julius Caesar"
Period Republican Roman Period
Date Made 99-0 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Iconography Male Head

Male portrait. White marble. Broken off at neck; back crown and proper left temple broken away; also top of right ear and tip of nose. Some chipping. Square owel hole in back-break. Clean shaven, looking frontally, with assymetrical bones. High forehead with frown wrinkles, also deep wrinkles from nose to corners of mouth. Slight rill hole indentation. Eyes wide open with unwrinkled lids. Probably provincial work; not from a death mask, but instead showing clear direct features. Found in a masonry Byz. wash-trough, E. flank.

Height 26 cm
Credit Line Minturnae (Italy) Expedition, Jotham Johnson, 1932
Other Number 853 - Field No SF

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