Inventory Card of the Athens Archaeological Museum: Bronze head of emperor with socket for insertion into statue, Metropolis (Thessalia)

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Description

Preserved in one piece from the top of the head to the neck and most of a joining socket for insertion. The face is clean-shaven and youthful. The hair, which fits the head like a cap is brushed forward onto the forehead and temples in thin, long strands, forming a shallow arch. Probably 4th century.

Chronology Specific

4th century AD

Extent

Max. H 0.23 (overall); Max. H. 0.17 (chin to hairline)

Material

Technique

Content Provider

Open University of Cyprus

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