Marble Head Sculpture


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Artifact Identification Marble Head Sculpture   (1924.03.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Art
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 2nd century (BCE or CE not identified)
Culture N/A
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.9 cm
Weight 1754 g
Measuring Remarks Weighed with attached base.
Materials Stone--Marble
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Pinkish White (5YR 9/1) -body Yellowish Gray (2.5Y 8/2) -patina (lightest) Strong Brown (5YR 4/8) -discoloration on forehead

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

From Alexander to Autgustus . Bohen, B. et al, University of Illinois, 1983. 1983P.0028.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication George N. Olcott Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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