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Marble head of a child, from Pergamon at My Favourite Planet

Marble portrait head of a child, from Pergamon. 1st century AD. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
A sensitive portrait of child made in the first century AD, during the period of Roman rule.






Notes

Marble. Roman period, early 1st century AD.
Found at the Sanctuary of Demeter, Pergamon, in 1909.
Height 32 cm.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
Inv. No. 2161 T.
Cat. Mendel 559.

See:

H. Hepding, Athenische Mitteilungen, XXXV, 1910, pages 499-500; plate XXIV, 2.

Gustave Mendel (1873-1938), Catalogue des sculptures grecques, romaines et byzantines, Tome Second, page 282. Musée Impérial, Constantinople (Istanbul), 1914.
 
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