Ulpia Marciana?
Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 16.286.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Ulpia Marciana?

Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 16.286.

Boston, Museum of Fine Arts

Description:
Roman marble portrait from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The hairstyle suggests a date of the late first century A.D. The museum suggests that this portrait may represent Marciana, Trajanís older sister, or simply an elite woman of the period.
Credits:
© 2009. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto femminile of Ulpia Marciana hairdo hairstyle coiffure noble Roman woman Inv No 16 286
History of Ancient Rome