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Roman marble portrait head, possibly Clodius Albinus Roman marble portrait head, possibly Clodius Albinus
ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD, POSSIBLY CLODIUS ALBINUS, ROMAN EMPEROR (AD 193-197)

With thick curly beard and moustache, the eyes set back beneath the heavy brow, with crescentic pupils and drilled tear-ducts, his hair spiralling from the crown in luxuriant waves and framing the face in thick curls.

Ex Collection of Robert B. Nevin (1925-2006), California, acquired in the 1970s.

Late 2nd Century AD

H. 13 in. (33 cm.)

Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 17
CLT166
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Roman marble portrait head, possibly Clodius Albinus Roman marble portrait head, possibly Clodius Albinus

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