London, South Kensington
20 October 1999
A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A WOMAN
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Gazing towards her right, with broad sensitively carved face with almond-shaped eyes, her wavy hair caught back in a chignon, ringlets escaping at the nape of her neck and in front of her ears, nose worn, mounted
4 in. (11.4 cm.) high
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This lot should be dated as 2nd Century A.D.
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