Avidia Plautia, mother of the emperor Lucius Verus
Marble. 136138 CE.
Inv. No. 1992.2.1.
New Haven (USA), Yale University Art Gallery Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Avidia Plautia, mother of the emperor Lucius Verus.

Marble. 136138 CE.
Inv. No. 1992.2.1.

New Haven (USA), Yale University Art Gallery

Description:
Roman marble portrait of Avidia Plautia, mother of Lucius Verus (emperor). Dated by the Yale University Art Gallery to ca. A.D. 136138. Wife of Lucius Aelius Verus Caesar. According the museum, this portrait has been identified through physical similarities to the portraiture of Lucius Verus.
Credits:
2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: woman lady female bust portrait of Avidia Plautia female hairdo hairstyle coiffure Inv No 1992 2 1
History of Ancient Rome