|ROMAN MARBLE BUST OF A PREISTESS OF ISIS
The hair surrounds the forehead in radial striated waves, is drawn into a bun at the nape, and falls in the typical corkscrew locks over the shoulders. A central knot of hair at the top of the head represents the Pschent Crown.
Later 1st Century AD
H. 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.)
Ex German private collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2015, no. 14.