Faustina the Younger.
Marble. Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1986.40.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Gift of Shelby and Leon Levy, 1986.
Faustina was the wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius. The ornate, scalloped hair is characteristic of the mid-Antonine period.
Keywords: marble ritratto femminile busto female portrait bust of the roman empress Faustina the Younger Minor hairdo hairstyle coiffure Inv No 1986 40