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Larger-than-life portrait head of a Pergamon king, Attalos I or Eumenes II?

Unknown1st Third 2nd century BCE

Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Berlin, Germany

The head, which is about two times life size, belongs to a well-Hellenistic king, as the royal diadem visible on the neck shows.

Details

  • Title: Larger-than-life portrait head of a Pergamon king, Attalos I or Eumenes II?
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1st Third 2nd century BCE
  • Location: Pergamon / Turkey
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Marble
  • Inv. no.: AvP VII 130
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-814319
  • External link: Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyrights: Photo © bpk - Photo Agency / Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Johannes Laurentius I Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / R. von den Hoff
  • Collection: Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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