Head of emperor Antoninus Pius
Marble. Ca. 138—140 CE.
Inv. No. 627 (718).
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Head of emperor Antoninus Pius.

Marble. Ca. 138—140 CE.
Inv. No. 627 (718).

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme)

Description:
Roman Portrait of Antoninus Pius (reign 138-161). Sculpted at the beginning of the emperor’s reign (ca. 138-140); this first group of portraits known as the “Formia” type after this very image found at... Formia, and now displayed in Rome.
Credits:
© 2005. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble portrait head of the roman emperor Antoninus Pius beard the Formia type Inv No 627 718
History of Ancient Rome