Faustina the Younger.

Marble. Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 1986.40.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Origin:
Gift of Shelby and Leon Levy, 1986.
Description:
Faustina was the wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius. The ornate, scalloped hair is characteristic of the mid-Antonine period.
Credits:
2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
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Keywords: marble ritratto femminile busto female portrait bust of the roman empress Faustina the Younger Minor hairdo hairstyle coiffure Inv No 1986 40
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