Inv. n°: MMoCA83

Roman Bronze Applique Bust of a Warrior Advancing

Wearing a high crested, engraved helmet over his curly hair and a cloak and a baldric. With his right hand he draws an eagle-headed sword from beneath his arm.

h. 24 x w. 16 x d. 9 cm

2nd century AD



  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Sotheby's New York, Antiquities, 5th June 1999, lot 182
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, 22nd October 2008, SNR11


  • Sotheby's New York, Antiquities and Islamic Works of Art, 5th June 1999, lot 182
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Ancient Arms, Armour, and Images of Warfare, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2004, p. 35, fig. 76
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2000, vol. XI, p. 29, fig. 58
  • M. Junkelmann, "Roman Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 253, fig. 50
  • Minerva: the International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology, March/April 2019, p. 17


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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