Avidia Plautia, mother of the emperor Lucius Verus
Marble. 136—138 CE. New Haven (USA), Yale University Art GalleryInv. No. 1992.2.1.Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Avidia Plautia, mother of the emperor Lucius Verus.

Marble. 136—138 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. 136—138. 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: 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 απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt roman romana römisches romain woman lady female bust portrait of avidia plautia female hairdo hairstyle coiffure acconciatura pettinatura femminile inv no 1992 2 1 inv no 1992.2.1
History of Ancient Rome