Head of Xenophon

This sculpture portrays the soldier and historian Xenophon (ca. 431-355 BC). He is best known for his Anabsis (“The Expedition), in which he recorded the march of the “ten thousand,” a band of Greek mercenaries who fought against the Persian Empire.

 
   
 

4th century BC
Original: Marble
Greco-Roman Museum, Alexandria
Model: 50 x 26 x 26 cm
Price: Polyblend 225 LE