Fragmentary male head

Testa maschile frammentaria
Roman copy of a Greek original from the 4th century B.C.
Material and technique: 
Pentelic marble
Inv. MB 163

Finely executed head from a Roman copy of a 4th-century B.C. statue of Heracles. The best copy of the Greek original is now at the Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California.

Opere del percorso

The hall

Room 6 displays numerous original Greek reliefs and sculptures, some votive works and others funerary.