The British Museum, London, United Kingdom

Artist/Maker Unknown

Bust of a compagnon of Odysseus, type of the Sperlonga Group representing the Blinding of Polyphemus. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original of the Hellenistic period (ca. 200 BC). From the Villa Adriana near Tivoli.

Dimensions H. 55 cm (21 ¬Ĺ in.)

Credit line Former Townley Collection

Accession number GR 1805.7-3.86 (Sculpture 1860)

Location Main floor, room 22, Alexander the Great & the Hellenistic world

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

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