Colossal head of Tiberius.

Marble. 41—54 CE.
Inv. No. 1641.

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

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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