Portrait of August.

Marble. Ca. 14—37 CE.
Inv. No. 08.258.47.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Description:
Marble portrait of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus (reign 27 BCE-CE 14). This image dated by the museum to ca. CE 14-37 (thus a posthumous portrait made soon after the emperor’s death; Augustus was deified after he died in CE. 14.).
Credits:
© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto maschile male portrait head of the roman emperor August Octavian Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano Augusto Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii Inv No 08 258 47
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