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Head of Bearded Man
Head of Bearded Man
Date:
mid 6th century BC
Location:
Legion of Honor
Terrace Hallway East
Century:
Media:
Limestone
Dimensions:
10 (25.4 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Cypriot
Accession Number:
54579
Acquisition Date:
1934-07-02
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of M.H. de Young Endowment Fund

Almost life-sized male head, wearing pointed cap with raised ear flaps and engraved on surface. Beard rendered as four rows of stylised coils; two smaller rows of spiral coils frame face at brow. Eyebrows arched and full; eyes convex with caruncle indicated; eyelid slightly indicated. Hair full and rounded below cap.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.