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LSA-8 Bust of woman with headdress and scroll. Constantinople? (now Metropolitan Museum). Late fourth to early fifth century.

City: Constantinople Province: Constantinople Region: Constantinople
Details: Purchased near Istanbul
Current Location: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. no. 66.25
Object: Bust Material: Marble Re-Use? No
Clothing: cloak/mantle, himation; headgear, hair cap; tunic/chiton Hairstyle: Other Height(cm): 53
Attributes: scroll Beard: n/a
Honorand: Position: Gender: Female
Awarder: Position:
Earliest: 380 Latest: 430
Weitzmann, K. (ed.), Age of spirituality : late antique and early Christian art, third to seventh century : catalogue of the exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 19, 1977, through February 12, 1978, New York 1979, 292-5, no. 272 (AD 500-525)

Schade, K., Frauen in der Spätantike--Status und Repräsentation, Mainz 2003, 208-10, no. I 49, pl. 56

Inan, J. & E. Alföldi-Rosenbaum, Römische und frühbyzantinische Porträ̈tplastik aus der Türkei : neue Funde, Mainz 1979, 335-6, no. 335, pl. 268