Men of advanced years or from respected occupations, such as orators, statesmen, philosophers or athletic trainers were usually shown bearded and wearing a cloak (himation). This figure compares well with common patterns on Panathenaic amphora and paternal figures on Athenian grave monuments of the 4th century BC.
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|Place||British Museum (Visit)|
The Middle-aged man printed out very nicely and requires supports.