Portrait of Euripides

Classification
Culture
Dimensions
height: 40.5 cm
Date
1st century A.D.
Material
Iconography
Production place
Inventory
4054
ID
Hyp-411
References
Hekler 1929, 54, no. 44; Richter 1965, I, 136, no. 22, figs. 741–743; Szilágyi, J. Gy., Antik Gyűjtemény, 65–66, fig. 44; Szilágyi, J. Gy., Ancient Art, 73–74, fig. 44; Papastamati-Von Moock, in AM 122 (2007)

Marble analyses conducted by Danielle Decrouez (Geneva, Museum of Natural History) and Karl Ramseyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geological Sciences) have shown that the portrait was made of Luna (Carrara) marble. Click here for the detailed results.