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Bronze head wearing a helmet

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Bronze head wearing a helmet. Only the head of the statue remains. There is wavy hair under the helmet. The surface is corroded.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N ___ [Excav. date] 1922.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Hellenistic, 323–31 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 079.

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.878

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture