Marble head of a woman 1st century A.D. Roman
Copy of a Hellenistic statue of the 3rd or 2nd century B.C.
Coiffures with corkscrew curls were fashionable in Egypt and Cyrene during the Ptolemaic period. This head must have represented an important person, as several other copies are known today.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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