Lot 0075

Near-Lifesize Roman Marble Head of Woman

Roman, Imperial period, ca. 3rd to 4th century CE. A remarkably lifelike marble carving of a woman's head, frozen forever in an expression that suggests a quiet thoughtfulness and silent observation. Her large eyes stare forward from underneath deep brows, with a long, straight nose and a thin-lipped mouth that is quirked into a slight smile... more