Roman. <em>Male Head</em>, 3rd century C.E. probably. Marble, 3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (8.2 x 5.3 x 6.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.78. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.78_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Male Head


Medium: Marble

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E. probably

Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (8.2 x 5.3 x 6.2 cm)


Accession Number: 16.580.78

Image: CUR.16.580.78_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Yellowish marble male head. Probably representing Silenus. Head turned slightly to left. Features deeply modelled and rather exaggerated. Moustache. Condition: Broken evenly at neck. A separate piece (?) Various chips on surface. Note drill hole below right temple.

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