Portrait of Ptolemy, king of Numidia and Mauretania
Profile. 20/21—40 CE.
Inv. No. 2253.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, New wing, 65 Photo by Olga Lyubimova

Portrait of Ptolemy, king of Numidia and Mauretania.

Profile. 20/21—40 CE.
Inv. No. 2253.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, New wing, 65
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Chiaramonti)

Origin:
Environs of Rome. Formerly at Ruspoli Palace. Bust re-worked.
Literature:
R. R. R. Smith, Hellenistic Royal Portraits (Oxford 1988a) p. 180, No. 130.1.
E. R. Varner. Mutilation and transformation: damnatio memoriae and Roman imperial portraiture. BRILL, 2004, p. 103.
Credits:
(сс) 2009. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
© 2004. Text: E. R. Varner. Mutilation and transformation: damnatio memoriae and Roman imperial portraiture. BRILL, 2004, p. 103.

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