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Head of a man in Agony
Title Head of a man in Agony
Accession Number 49.20/36
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Archaeology
Main Material Stucco
Country North western part of undivided India (Now in Pakistan)
Origin Place Gandhara
Period / Year of Work 2nd Century AD
Dimensions Ht. 22.0 cm. Wd. 14.0 cm.
Detailed Description It is one of the typical examples of theatrical portrait head of an adult which reflects sharp facial features of Graeco-Roman origin. His deeply sunken eyes and highly wrinkled eyebrows show him in tense mood. He is shown clean shaved but with moustache. His hair are arranged in spiral curls, and the forehead is adorned with floral decoration.
Brief Description A stucco head looking like a portrait study. The charming drooping curls are tied by a zig-zag floral band. The face is clean shaven but contains a moustache. The impression of an annoyed elderly man of the face is amazingly made by the artist.