Portrait of a woman (Otacilia Severa?)
Marble. Mid-3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 18.145.39.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of a woman (Otacilia Severa?).

Marble. Mid-3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 18.145.39.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Description:
Third Century Woman: NY Met.

Roman marble bust of a woman in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. 18.145.39. The hairstyle of this unidentified woman is associated with the middle of the third century (Late Imperial period), a style associated with the wife (Otacilia Severa) of the emperor Philip the Arab (reign: 244-249).

Credits:
© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom rome απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain marble portrait bust of a woman maybe otacilia roman empress marcia otacilia severa female hairdo hairstyle coiffure acconciatura pettinatura femminile inv no 18 145 39
History of Ancient Rome