Portrait of Balbinus (?).

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

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Everett Fund 1888.
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.
2009. Photo: Roger B. Ulrich.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: marble marmo busto ritratto maschile male portrait bust of Balbinus roman emperor Balbinus Decimus Caelius Inv No 88 347
History of Ancient Rome