Pompey the Great
Marble. 30—50 CE.
Height 25 cm.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg GlyptotekInv. No. 733.Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Pompey the Great.

Marble. 30—50 CE.
Height 25 cm.
Inv. No. 733.

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(København, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Description:
This portrait of the great general copies a bronze statue which stood in Pompey’s Theatre, and at the foot of which Julius Caesar was murdered. With his raises forelock Pompey sought to imitate Alexander the Great.
Credits:
(сс) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom roman man uomo romano römischer mann homme romain απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain κεφάλι κεφαλή head testa kopf tête marble marmor marmo testa ritratto maschile männliches portrait männlicher portraitkopf male portrait head of pompey the great gnaeus pompeius magnus cneus cnaeus g52 from the licinian tomb of licinii inv no 733
History of Ancient Rome