Pseudo-Seneca BM GR1962.8-24.1

The British Museum, London, United Kingdom

Artist/Maker Unknown

“Pseudo-Seneca”: the bust was identified for a very long time with the Roman philosopher Seneca. It was acknowledged as spurrious after the discovery of an inscripted portrait bearing Seneca's name (1813). May actually represent Hesiod. Marble, Roman copy after a lost Hellenistic original of the 2nd century BC.

Dimensions Unspecified

Credit line Unspecified

Accession number GR 1962.8-24.1

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

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

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