Head of a Dacian

Post-Classical Period
about 17th century A.D. or later


Dimensions

Height: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2722

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The front of the head is preserved, being split off vertically just behind the ears. Otherwise, the condition is excellent. The surface is highly polished and in perfect preservation, except for minor injuries to some of the locks over the forehead.

Provenance

From Rome, said (by Iandolo through Richard Norton) to have been found "at excavations of the Baths of Caracalla."

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912