Head of the emperor August.

Marble. Ca. 41—54 CE.
Inv. No. Cp 6363 (Ma 1246).

Paris, Louvre Museum

Origin:
From Cerveteri. From the Campana collection, 1863.
Description:
Italiano La couronne de chêne ou couronne civique fut décernée par le Sénat en hommage au jeune empereur en 27 avant J.-C. Les traits du visage de ce portrait dérivent de ceux de la statue classicisante de Prima Porta (20 avant J.-C., musée du Vatican, Braccio Nuovo).
Credits:
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto maschile male portrait head of the roman emperor Octavian August Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano Augusto Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii corona civica civic wreath of oaken leaf from the Campana collection from Cerveteri Caere Inv No Cp 6363 Ma 1246
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME