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Portrait of a man

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The head is a nearly half life-sized portrait of a young man whose features, combined with the style of carving in hair and face, suggest he was perhaps an Arab or North African whose ancestors included Macedonians or Greeks. This piece is of Greek or Asiatic work from the middle Antonine...

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By 1928: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 8, 1928

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 180

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 361.


Height: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, from western Turkey: Göktepe (near Aphrodisias) or Dokimeion


The Ancient World