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Portrait of an older man from a sarcophagus

early 4th century A.D.

Probably proconnesian marble, from the island of Marmara (ancient Prokonnesos, in modern Turkey)

27 × 19 × 8 cm (10 5/8 × 7 1/2 × 3 1/8 in.)
Width at chin: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Gift of John J. Herrmann, Jr., B.A. 1959, and Annewies van den Hoek
2012.116.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Early 4th century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Frieda Nussberger-Tchacos, Switzerland; John J. Herrmann, acquired by purchase from the above, by or not many years before 1975; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired by gift from the above, 2012.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.