The distinguishing characteristic of the head of Apollo is the manner in which the hair is represented.
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Head of Minerva. The hair, parted in the middle, is drawn back from the temples, after the manner usual in the representations of Minerva.
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A statue of Hadrian, in full military costume, with bare but bearded head, right arm and hand extended forward, and the left hand bearing the parazonium, or small short sword, in its sheath.
The hair flow away from the forehead, and falls behind the neck in one solid tress, not unlike the hair on some of the caryatides. This arrangement is one of the most common characteristics of this goddes.
A description of the collection of ancient Marbles in the British Museum by Combe Taylor, London 1861.
Statue of Athene; wears as under-garment the chiton, next the peplos, with the wars of the giants and the skin of the goat Amalthea.