A Roman marble portrait head of a young man
Mid 3rd Century A.D.
Depicted with a closely cropped beard and moustache, with a relaxed face and level gaze, his large eyes with upraised irises and pierced pupils, his eyebrows rendered finely above, his hair elaborately carved and drilled with thick deep-set curls, each individually rendered, 10½in. (26.7cm.) high, nose and some areas chipped, mounted