Bust of the sophist Polemon (?)
Provenance: Athens, north of the precinct of the Olympieion. Height: 0.645 m. (with the base). Marble: Pentelic.
Chronology: 130-140 AD. EAM 427
The portrait depicts a bearded man. He turns the head sharply upwards
over his shoulders. The crescent-shaped locks form a tongue-shaped extension on the forehead. The eyelids, rendered in «metallic» precision, the expression wrinkles