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"Beautiful Head" of Pergamon

19th–early 20th century cast of Greek original of the mid-2nd century BCE
Plaster

14 23/32 x 6 1/2 in. (37.4 x 16.5 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2014.4.14
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures; Plaster Casts
Culture/Nationality: Greek
Collection: M. Carey Thomas Collection
Rhys Carpenter Library A Level

The original sculpture, found near the Great Altar of Pergamon in 1879, has been called "Schöner Kopf" since its discovery.

Rhys Carpenter Library A Level

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