Miniature head of Augustus.

Ivory.
Inv. No. 23.160.78.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Description:
This tiny portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus is only a couple of inches high, carved from ivory, and now in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Credits:
2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
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Keywords: ivory male portrait head of the roman emperor Octavian August Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano Augusto Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii Inv No 23 160 78
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