A PALMYRENE LIMESTONE HEAD OF A MAN
CIRCA MID 2ND CENTURY A.D.
From a funerary relief, depicted in later adolescence, with a full head of thick wavy locks brushed forward, and nascent facial hair including curling wisps descending from his ears as side burns, a patch of curls on his pointed chin, and a thin downturned mustache, with a long straight nose and sharp arching brows, the almond-shaped eyes with thick lids, the irises deeply incised
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high