Portrait of Drusus Julius Caesar?
Marble.
Ca. 30 CE.
Boston, Museum of Fine ArtsInv. No. 1971.393.Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of Drusus Julius Caesar?

Marble.
Ca. 30 CE.
Inv. No. 1971.393.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Description:
Roman portrait from the early imperial period (dated by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts to ca. A.D. 30). The portrait has been identified as that of Drusus Germanicus (second son of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder). Chisel marks on the top of the head indicate that the image has been recut, presumably after Drusus’s imprisonment and death in A.D. 33.
Credits:
© 2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines αυτοκρατορικό imperial imperiale kaiserliches impérial ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia iulii-claudii julii-claudii the julio-claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne julio-claudiens απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt roman romana römisches romain κεφάλι κεφαλή head testa kopf tête marble bust male portrait drusus julius caesar iulius inv no 1971 393 inv no 1971.393
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