Portrait of Sabina?
Marble. Ca. 112—128 CE.
Inv. No. 22.139.2.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Rogers Fund, 1922.
Roman marble portrait, an over life-sized head, perhaps of Sabina, the wife of the emperor Hadrian. Dated by the museum of ca. A.D. 112-128. Here the empress may be compared to the goddess Venus.
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