Emperor Augustus as a nude hero (a close-up).

Bronze. 4950 CE.
Inv. No. 5595.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Origin:
Augusteum (basilica) of Herculaneum.
Credits:
2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: bronze male portrait statue of the roman emperor Octavian August Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano Augusto Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii as a nude hero from Herculaneum Ercolano basilica augusteum protruding ears strabismus slanting eyes Inv No 5595
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME