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.
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Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto femminile of Ulpia Marciana hairdo hairstyle coiffure noble Roman woman Inv No 16 286
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