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This grimacing head is worked in fine-grained sandstone. It is carved in a naturalistic manner, showing the head of a balding man, smiling and showing his teeth or tongue. The hair is depicted by parallel wavy lines, and the eyebrows and chin are rather pronounced. This may have been a charicature portrait.
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Date Made
Pre 1321?
Period
Dimensions
227 x 192 x 104mm
Property Information
Accession No
MEL/scp/6

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