Miniature head of Augustus
Ivory.
Inv. No. 23.160.78.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art 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: 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
History of Ancient Rome