The head of Gaius Caesar?
Marble. Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 123Inv. No. 714.Photo by Olga Lyubimova

The head of Gaius Caesar?

Marble.
Inv. No. 714.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 123
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino, Sala dei busti, 123)

Origin:
Found by Fagan in Tor Boacciana (Ostia).
Description:
Rinvenuta dal Fagan a Tor Boacciana (Ostia). Il ritratto, fortemente rilevigato in età moderna, raffigura uno dei nipoti di Augusto. Si tratta forse di Gaioa Cesare, adotatto da Augusto insieme al fratello minore Lucio e morto nel 4 d.C. all’età di venticinque anni.
Credits:
(сс) 2009. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

comment
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom αυτοκρατορικό πορτρέτο imperial portrait ritratto imperiale kaiserliches porträt portrait impérial ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia iulii-claudii julii-claudii the julio-claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne julio-claudiens γάιος καίσαρας caius gaius caesar prince gaius caesar g148 principe gaio cesare vipsaniano prinz gaius caesar prince caius caesar vipsanianus απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain marble male portrait of youth head gaius caesar g148 sdb 123 inv no 714
History of Ancient Rome