Roman Marble Head Fragment of a Female Item Number: 1068952 - For Sale
Roman Marble Head Fragment of a Female Item Number: 1068952
Roman, ca 1st to 3rd centuries AD. Marble Head of a youth with down-turned mouth, very curly locks and large expressive eyes. Measures 3-1/2"T x 3"W, and about 2-1/2" from nose to back of head. Purportedly found just outside of Scalea, Italy. Reverse is unfinished indicating this is likely a section from a sarcophagus. Nice expressive example!
ProvenanceEx-private New Mexico Collection, found just outside of Scalea, Italy.