|ROMAN MARBLE VEILED HEAD OF A YOUNG FEMALE
with wavy hair parted in center, heavy-lidded eyes and a serene and melancholy expression.
Two-thirds life-size. Thasian marble from Cape Vathy, Thasos.
1st Half of 1st Century AD
H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.)
Ex J.M.E. collection, acquired at Sotheby’s, New York, November 1990.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. VII (1992), no. 40.