|IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A PATRICIAN SEVERAN WOMAN
Her exceptional coiffure of individually curled locks of hair forming a deep corona around her calm expression. Behind this her hair in combed into a thick braid which continues down her back, bound with thin twisted bands of hair.
Very fine style.
Ca. AD 190-225
H. 11 in. (28 cm.)
Ex Belgian private collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 28.