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Modern (19th century?) portrait in the style of the Roman Republic or the 3rd or early 4th century A.D. The hair is combed forward onto his forehead, and the eyes have smallish incisions. He had a slightly double chin and small mouth. He resembles Licinius I (A.D. 307-324). Scientific...

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By date unknown: Paul Manheim Collection; gift of Paul Manheim to MFA, December 11, 1968; June 26, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Christie's, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Paul E. Manheim

modern, Early 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 060.


Height: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble from Paros (quarries at Chorodaki)


The Ancient World