Portrait of Alexander

Classification
Culture
Dimensions
height: 14 cm
Date
late 4th century B.C.
Iconography
Inventory
4741
ID
Hyp-414
References
Hekler 1929, 68, no. 56; Hermary, in LIMC III (1986), 592

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 Parian (Paros-Marathi) marble. Click here for the detailed results.