Portrait of Caligula.

Bronze. 3741 CE.
Inv. No. 23.160.23.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Origin:
Rogers fund, 1923.
Description:
A miniature bronze portrait of the emperor Gaius (Caligula); A.D./CE 37-41. The museum suggests that smaller scale images like this might have been intended for household shrines. Rogers fund, 1923 (inv. 23.160.23). Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Credits:
2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
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Keywords: bronze portrait head of the roman emperor Caligula imperatore romano Caligola Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii Caius Gaius Caligula glassy paste eyes of glass Inv No 23 160 23
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