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Male Portrait Head

Catalogue Description:
Small terracotta male portrait head, apparently of a foreigner. Conventionalized curly hair with filet running round crown of head. Heavy beard and moustache. Head cast solid in a two part mould and details reworked after removal from mould. General style suggests a Late Hellenistic date and is suggestive of the work done in Asia Minor. Condition: General condition good. Nose badly chipped. Hole in back of head due to defective moulding.

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