Portrait of Caligula
Bronze. 37—41 CE. New York, the Metropolitan Museum of ArtInv. No. 23.160.23.Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of Caligula.

Bronze. 37—41 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: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom αυτοκρατορικό πορτρέτο imperial portrait ritratto imperiale kaiserliches porträt portrait impérial ρωμαίος αυτοκράτορας γάιος καλιγούλας imperator caius caligula roman emperor gaius caesar caligula imperatore romano gaio cesare caligola römischer kaiser empereur romain ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia iulii-claudii julii-claudii the julio-claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne julio-claudiens χάλκινο bronze bronzo bronzeo bronzen απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain προτομή bust busto büste buste bronze portrait head of the roman emperor caligula imperatore romano caligola caius gaius caligula glassy paste eyes of glass inv no 23 160 23 inv no 23.160.23
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