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Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war
IMPORTANT ROMAN MARBLE MONUMENTAL HEAD OF MARS (ARES), GOD OF WAR

Of the so-called Borghese type and based upon a 5th century BC original by Alcamenes.


1st-2nd Century AD

H. 16 in. (40.6 cm.)

Ex Sir Francis Sacheverell Darwin, Sydnope Hall, Two Dales, Matlock, Derbyshire, acquired in the 19th century; New Jersey private collection. F.S. Darwin authored a book: Travels in Spain and the East: 1808-1810; Cambridge: University Press, 1927.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 12.

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Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war
Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war
Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war
Important Roman marble monumental head of Mars (Ares), god of war

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