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.
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