Bust of August wearing the oak crown (corona quercea).

Head: Greek marble 1st cent. CE. Bust: portasanta 16th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6719.

Mantua, Ducal Palace
(Palazzo Ducale (reggia dei Gonzaga))

Origin:
Sabbionetta, collection of Vespasiano Gonzaga.
Transfered to the possession of Pal. Ducale by Comune di Mantova in 1915.
Credits:
2011. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
Keywords: Greek marble portasanta portrait bust of the roman emperor Octavian August Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano Augusto wearing the civic wreath corona civica corona quercea Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii civil civic wreath of oak leafs crown Inv No 6719
History of Ancient Rome