Head of the emperor August
Marble. Ca. 41—54 CE.
Inv. No. Cp 6363 (Ma 1246).
Paris, Louvre Museum Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

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.
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
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