Portrait of August
Marble. Ca. 14—37 CE.
Inv. No. 08.258.47.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

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
History of Ancient Rome