Miniature head of Augustus
Ivory. New York, the Metropolitan Museum of ArtInv. No. 23.160.78.Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

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.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom αυτοκρατορικό πορτρέτο imperial portrait ritratto imperiale kaiserliches porträt portrait impérial ρωμαίος αυτοκράτορας οκταβιανός αύγουστος imperator octavianus augustus roman emperor octavian august imperatore romano ottaviano augusto römischer kaiser empereur romain octave octavien auguste ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia iulii-claudii julii-claudii the julio-claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne julio-claudiens απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain ivory male portrait head inv no 23 160 78 inv no 23.160.78
History of Ancient Rome