Votive head, Roman, 100 BC to 400 AD.

Votive head, Roman, 100 BC to 400 AD.
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Limestone sculpture in the form of a grotesque head. Light from a candle behind the face could be seen through the the eyes and nostrils. It is believed to have been made in Spain during the Roman period.

Image Details

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10466675

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