Marble. Late 1st century BCE early 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 10163.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Gregorian Profane Museum
(Musei Vaticani, Museo gregoriano profano)
It has been suggested that the subject is Virgil, though there is unfortunately no proof.
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy
(CC BY-SA 4.0
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
© 2005 Text of inscription: Guide to the Vatican: Museums and City. Edizioni Musei Vaticani, p. 146.
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Keywords: marble portrait head Unknown Roman Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil Virgil Virgilio Quintus Ennius poet ritratto maschile busto male portrait bust of a man Inv No 10163