Marble head from a statue or bust. The head is in good condition. The man has a thick head of curly hair, a full beard and a straight moustache. The skull is broad and the style and modelling suggests a Greek subject. The head might be a portrait of a Greek ruler and it has been identified as Periander, tyrant of Corinth, after its association with named busts of the ruler. .

An00390885 001 l

Thing

Made Of
marble
Type of Thing
portrait head

Place

Found In
Rome

Time

Acquired In
1805
Period/Culture
Roman

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