GREEK HELLENISTIC MARBLE PORTRAIT OF A GODDESS
2nd - 1st century BC
height cm 10 (cm 19 with Iron support)
Even if it is preserved only a portion, as a mask, this head preserves its beauty and it's possible appreciate its high artistic quality. This small head has a naturalistic visage, with rounded forehead, large lidded almond-shaped eyes and fine brow-line that arches gracefully and merges with the bridge of her nose. Provided with an iron museal stand. Provenance: From the collection of Mr. U.C., started during 1950s in Brussels; then, collection supplemented by Diplomatic sons until the late 1990s.