East Roman Antefix

Culture: Roman/Levant
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Plaster
Dimensions: 17.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3133
Provenance: Collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired on 25 February 2003 from Galerie Günter Puhze. Accompanied by an invoice and certificate from Galerie Puhze.
Condition: Fragment with a strong expression.
Description: Plaster head of a bearded man with curly hair. Adjacent to the back of the head parts of a cornice, suggesting that this head was the end of a roof cornice. Possibly from an eastern province. See for reference: “Ebla to Damascus, Art and Archaeology of Ancient Syria“, Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C., 1985, No. 198-203.