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Strong Head replica, frontal view

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Strong Head replica, from right

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Strong Head replica, three-quarter back view

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Strong Head replica, right profile

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Strong Head replica, from left

Collection: Munich, Glyptothek
Title: Head of youth of the 'Strong' type
Summary: Head of Apollo
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Original/copies
Style: Early Classical
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Copy
Original: 'Strong' type
Date: ca. 140 AD
Dimensions:

H 0.26 m, Gr W 0.21 m, D (forehead to back of head) 0.218 m

Scale: Life-size
Period: Late Hadrianic/Antonine


Condition: Head only (nearly complete)

Condition Description:

Broken at neck. The nose, lower lip and herm shaft were restored. Damage to the forehead and elsewhere on the face. Locks of hair broken behind and at sides.

Material Description:

Medium-grained 'Parian' (according to Vierneisel)

Collection History:

Acquired in Rome by the dealer Finelli.

Sources Used:

Vierneisel-Schlörb 1979, 18-21, no. 3