5 - 6 December 2001
A PARTHIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A MAN
Circa Mid 2nd Century A.D.
The oval face with thick spiral curls of hair arranged in two tiers, with a large bulbous nose, the heavy lidded eyes with incised irises, with a pointed mustache and thick beard
11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) high
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For a composite statue with similar features see fig. 73 in Mathiesen, Sculpture in the Parthian Empire.
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