|ROMAN ROSSO ANTICO MARBLE HERM
HEAD OF DIONYSOS
in archaic style with two rows of snail curls across the brow and three curls stacked at both temples.
The stone was cut to produce a side layer with its pale gray band producing a fillet-like effect extending through the beard. In fine style.
1st - 2nd Century AD
H. 7 in (17.8 cm.)
Ex American private collection; H. Wallace collection, New York; J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired in New York, January 2006.