Statue of emperor Titus. Detail
Marble. 79—81 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Statue of emperor Titus. Detail.

Marble. 79—81 CE.
Inv. No. 6059.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Origin:
Found in the so-called “basilica” Herculaneum, now in the Naples Museum (photo from the “Divus Vespanianus” exhibit, 2009, Curia, Roman Forum).
Description:
The portrait depicts the emperor in a chestplate (cuirass) and cloak (paludamentum).
Credits:
© 2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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Keywords: marble statue statua loricata of Titus roman emperor Titus Flavius Flavii Flavian dynasty chestplate armour cuirass military dress cloak paludamentum head of Medusa Gorgon griffin gryphon griffins gryphons Inv No 6059
History of Ancient Rome