Bust of bearded man. Draped with paludamentum. Curly beard that divides itself into two points and covers the back part of his jaw. Long curving locks of hair hang far down onto his forehead and cover his ears. Missing: the tip of the nose and a small piece from the left side of the neck
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said to be from Spain.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund
Roman, Imperial Period, Antonine, about A.D. 161–167
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 362; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 115 (additional published references).
Overall: 85.5 cm, 239.5 kg (33 11/16 in., 528 lb.) Case (Wooden pedestal opening at the back for securement): 87 x 80 x 80.3 cm (34 1/4 x 31 1/2 x 31 5/8 in.)
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