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English: Head of Herodotos; Greek inscription. Roman copy of the Imperial era (AD 2nd century) after a Greek bronze original of the first half of the 4th century BC. From Benha (ancient Athribis), Lower Egypt.
Français : Tête d'Hérodote. Copie romaine de l'époque impériale (IIe siècle apr. J.-C.) d'après un original grec en bronze de la première moitié du IVe siècle av. J.-C. Provenance : Benha, ancienne Athribis, Basse Égypte.
Date 2nd century AD
date QS:P571,+150-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium marble
medium QS:P186,Q40861
Dimensions Height: 47.6 cm (18.7 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,47.6U174728
institution QS:P195,Q160236
Current location
Department of Greek and Roman Art, Gallery 162
Accession number
91.8
Object history discovered (Athribis, today Benha, Lower Egypt)
Credit line : given by George F. Baker
Inscriptions ΗΡΟΔΟΤΟϹ -Hērodotos- [Herodotus]
References Metropolitan Museum of Art, online database: entry 245829
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