"Arcade flyers, cabinet design, decals, the box and packaging art are as important as any other part of the software that has been sold over the years; in earlier years of the computer industry, it had to serve as the entire pitch. These are attempts by many groups and individuals,, and the Internet Archive, to capture that unique artwork, even as the software itself lives on."
It has been suggested that this is the head of one of the co-founders of id Software, either John Romero or John Carmack, depending on the source. John Carmack and John Romero were both instrumental in the development of Quake II. John Romero generally affected long, dark hair and since the head has short sandy-colored hair this suggests that it is John Carmack.