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Ancient Art

Head of Helios

2nd–3rd century A.D. or modern

Basalt

19.2 × 19 × 13.3 cm (7 9/16 × 7 1/2 × 5 1/4 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1986.100.29
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Syria; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1986.

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.