Colossal head of Tiberius
Marble.
41—54 CE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XXIX. 4Inv. No. 1641.Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Colossal head of Tiberius.

Marble.
41—54 CE.
Inv. No. 1641.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XXIX. 4
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Chiaramonti, XXIX. 4)

Origin:
Discovered at the site of Veii (near Rome) in 1811 by Andrea Giorgi.
Description:
The image was probably made after Tiberius’s death in A.D. 37, perhaps during the reign of Claudius, and displayed with other members of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
Credits:
© 2009. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.

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