A female sitting statue with portrait head of Helen, mother of Constantine the Great.

Marble. Statue: 2nd cent. CE, head: 320—325 CE.
Height 123 cm.
Inv. No. MC496.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Emperors
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Sala degli Imperatori)

Origin:
From Vatican, gift of Pius V, 1566.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2006. 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 femminile female portrait head a female sitting statue with portrait head of the roman empress Helen female hairdo hairstyle coiffure Flavia Iulia Helena Saint Helena Saint Helen Helena Augusta and Helena of Constantinople female clothes garments outerwear stola frill flounce instita furniture chair the klismos chair cushion Inv No MC 496 MC496
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME