Artist Roman
  • Portrait of a Woman
Date 3rd century CE
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 9 3/8 × 7 × 8 inches (23.8 × 17.8 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of P. F. Nesi
Accession Number 38.41
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S201, Level 2 (see map)
P. F. Nesi;
1938-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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