<em>Alexander the Great</em>, 100 B.C.E. – 100 C.E. Marble, 3 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. (8.9 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.162. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (Gavin Ashworth,er), 54.162_edited_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg)

Alexander the Great

Medium: Marble

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:100 B.C.E. – 100 C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. (8.9 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm)


Museum Location: Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Gallery, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 54.162

Image: 54.162_edited_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Head, torso and upper right arm from a composite (?) statuette of Alexander the Great in alabaster. Head twisted to left and originally furnished with metal diadem (drill holes in head) terminating in single strand on right shoulder. Preserved portion probably made as separate unit. Perhaps based on original by Lysippus. Condition: Diadem lost. A few minute chips.

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