Cast of a portrait head of Attalos I as a dynast, from Pergamon

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  • Title

    Cast of a portrait head of Attalos I as a dynast, from Pergamon

  • Associated place

    Turkey (Found in wall on the south slope of the acropolis of Pergamon, Turkey.) (find spot of original)
  • Date

    2001 - 2005
  • Material and technique

    plaster

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    40 cm estimated (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 2005.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 14 | Cast Gallery
  • Museum department

    Cast Gallery

  • Accession no.

    CG.H.69

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  • Catalogue text

    Head of Attalos I of Pergamon, without diadem, before he became
    king. The head was prepared to receive separately added hair and a
    diadem. See C 70.

    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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