Roman marble head of VenusR56
A head from a marble sculpture depicting a goddess, probably Venus. She wers a floral diadem in her hair which is tied in a top-knot as well as a bun at the back.
Roman, 3rd Century AD
7.4 x 5.7 cms, 12.4 cms including stand
Fragment as shown
Ex. private collection, Cologne, Germany; acquired 1980’s-1990’s from an older collection.
Mounted on a crude brown painted wood block