Preserved in one piece from the top of the head to the neck and most of a joining socket for insertion. The face is clean-shaven and youthful. The hair, which fits the head like a cap is brushed forward onto the forehead and temples in thin, long strands, forming a shallow arch. Probably 4th century.

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Subject Termsincising, incised, busts (general, figures), bust (general, figure), Byzantine art, Archaeology, bronze (metal), copper-tin alloy, casting (process), cast (process), Byzantine (culture and style)
ProviderAMSHistorica - University of Bologna