Marble Head of a Bearded God

Period: 1st - 2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 10.1 cm high
Price: 4 200 Euro
Ref: 3014
Provenance: Joseph Klein collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.
Condition: Intact
Description: Very expressive head with detailed features and finely carved beard. The hair parted in the center. Depicted is a bearded god, probably Asclepius or Jupiter. The back is flattened which indicates that the statue was once part of a high-quality relief. Old French collection label on the underside, dated 1886.
Culture: Roman