Head from a colossal statue of August
Rome, Vatican Museums, Court of the PignaInv. No. 5137.Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Head from a colossal statue of August.

Inv. No. 5137.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Court of the Pigna

Found on the Aventine, in the 16th century it entered the Mattei collection. It remained at Villa Celimontana until 1801, when it was acquired for the Vaticam Museums. It must have formed a part of a colossal statue with bare parts (head, arms and legs) made of marble and thr rest of masonry and stucco.
(сс) 2005. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
© 1986 Text: Guide to the Vatican: Museums and City. Pontifical Monuments, Museums and Galleries. Tipografia Vaticana, p. 38.
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