Portrait of Alexander the Great

Classification
Culture
Dimensions
height: 13.5 cm
Date
late 4th century B.C.
Iconography
Inventory
4740
ID
Hyp-413
References
Hekler 1929, 68, no. 55; Richter 1965, III, 255, no. 5g, fig. 1736; Szilágyi, J. Gy., Antik Gyűjtemény, 68–69; Szilágyi, J. Gy., Ancient Art, 77

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