University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: L. Arnold Post

“The Head” – Menander

A Neurosurgeon's Analysis of a Great Stone Portrait

By: Temple Fay, M.D. and Jack L. Benson and L. Arnold Post

Preface Undoubtedly the most controversial portrait surviving from antiquity is one which exists in many copies and which has most often been identified as either Menander or Vergil, although speculation has ranged more widely than that. It may well be that various scholars who have accepted one or the other identification have satisfied themselves on […]