Portrait of Balbinus (?).

Marble. 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 88.347.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Origin:
Everett Fund 1888.
Description:
Portrait in marble, perhaps of the Roman emperor Balbinus. Reigned in A.D. 238. The head may be recut from a second century portrait. Compare to the portrait of Balbinus from the Palatine Hill.
Credits:
2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble marmo busto ritratto maschile male portrait bust of Balbinus roman emperor Balbinus Decimus Caelius Inv No 88 347
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME