Cast of a bearded male portrait head, from Athens

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  • Title

    Cast of a bearded male portrait head, from Athens

  • Associated place

    Athens (Joined from two fragments, one in Athens, the other in Paris. The Athens fragment was found in 1876-7, in the so-called ‘serpentzé wall’ below the south slope of the Acropolis.) (find spot of original)
    Paris (Joined from two fragments, one in Athens, the other in Paris. The Athens fragment was found in 1876-7, in the so-called ‘serpentzé wall’ below the south slope of the Acropolis) (find spot of original)
  • Date

    2001 - 2006
  • Material and technique

    plaster

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    42 cm estimated (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Acquired by exchange with the Cast Collection in Berlin (Stemmer, K.), 2006.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Cast Gallery

  • Accession no.

    CG.H.72

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  • Catalogue text

    Head in the so-called ‘Ostia Plotinus’ type.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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