Portrait of Caligula
Bronze. 3741 CE.
Inv. No. 23.160.23.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

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.
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
History of Ancient Rome