Portrait of Caligula
Marble. Ca. 40 CE.
Height 48.8 cm.
Worcester (Massachusetts), Art Museum and School Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of Caligula.

Marble. Ca. 40 CE.
Height 48.8 cm.

Worcester (Massachusetts), Art Museum and School

Origin:
The portrait was discovered in the vicinity of Marino at Lake Albano along with another marble bust of Caligula now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Literature:
C. C. Vermeule, Greek and Roman Sculpture in America (1981) pg. 291, cat. No. 248.
Credits:
2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: marble portrait head of the roman emperor Caligula imperatore romano Caligola Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii Caius Gaius Caligula
History of Ancient Rome