Lucius Verus
Marble. Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 13.227.1.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Lucius Verus.

Marble. Second half of the 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 13.227.1.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Description:
Roman marble portrait of Lucius Verus; co-ruler with Marcus Aurelius from A.D. 161 until his death in 169. This head, although fragmentary, was originally over life-size. Note the similarities to the portraiture of Antoninus Pius in addition to Marcus Aurelius.
Credits:
2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto maschile male portrait head of the roman emperor Lucius Verus beard Inv No 13 227 1
History of Ancient Rome