Portrait head of the famous Athenian orator Demosthenes, who lived in 4th century BCE Athens. This sculpture is a roman copy of a posthumous sculpture created by Polyeuktos in 280 BCE, which was originally erected in the Athenian market-place (agora).
British Museum 1973,0303.2 http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=437265&partId=1&searchText=demosthenes&page=1
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Encyclopedia, A. H. (2017, June 13). Demosthenes. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/164/demosthenes/
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