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Portrait head of a boy

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Thin shell. Face somewhat corroded. Head broken off at top of neck; a crack runs through right cheek; and is patched at the temple. From Pozzuoli.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Pozzuoli.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, Late Hadrianic or Early Antonin, A.D. 130–160

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.188 H. 0.13 L. of face

Accession Number

01.8251

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture