|Title:||Bearded male portrait head, from Aphrodisias, now in Brussels, Musée du Cinquantenaire||Start date:||400||End date:||499||Historical Period:||Early Byzantine/Late Antique Period||Description:||
Bearded male portrait head, Brussels, Musée du Cinquantenaire. Εxcavated in I904 at the Hadrianic Baths in Aphrodisias (Turkey); most probably broken from a statue; it has the acronym X M G (Christon Maria genna, 'Christ was born to Mary') together with Th(e)e boethe, ('God, help!') engraved on the top of the head behind the hair crown over the brow.
|Place:||Museés Royaux d´Art et d´Histoire, Belgium||Languages:||Greek, Ancient (to 1453)||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||OUC Georgios Deligiannakis Archive||Physical type:||statues||Material and technique:||carving (processes)||Data provider:||Open University of Cyprus||License:|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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