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Funerary portrait of Moqimu

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Nose and lips are damaged, and the background is cut or broken irregularly on the man's left. Otherwise the preservation is good. This young to middle-aged man has his ample locks arranged in large, tight curls around the forehead and over the ears. He also wears a beard of smaller, simple...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Dana Estes Collection; gift of the estate of Dana Estes to MFA, March 28, 1910

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Dana Estes

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 150–200

Place of Manufacture

Palmyra, Syria

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 399; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 116 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x width: 58.5 x 42 cm (23 1/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.79a-b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture