Statue of Valentinian II. Detail.

Marble. Ca. 390 CE.
Inv. No. 2264 (Cat. Mendel 506).

Istanbul, Archaeological Museum

Origin:
Aphrodisias, Baths of Hadrian, East gallery (or East porticus of Agora), 1905.
Literature:
R. Delbrueck, Spätantike Kaiserporträts von Constantinus Magnus bis zum Ende des Westreiches (Berlin 1933) 195198;
A. Di Tanna, in: S. Ensoli E. La Rocca (Hrsg.), Aurea Roma. Dalla città pagana alla città cristiana. Ausstellungskat. Rom (2000) 204 f. Cat. no. 204;
E. B. Harrison, The Constantinian Portrait, DOP 21, 1967, 81 Note 3;
J. Inan E. Rosenbaum, Roman and Early Byzantine Portrait Sculpture in Asia Minor, 2. Aufl. (1970) 89 Cat. no. 66 Pl. XLI, 5; XLII, 12;
G. Mendel, Musées Impériaux Ottomans. Catalogue des sculptures grecques, romaines et byzantines II (1914) 199ff. Cat. no. 506;
U. Peschlow in: H. Beck P. Bol (Hrsg.), Spätantike und frühes Christentum. Ausstellungskat. Frankfurt (1983) 65 Ill. 39;
C. C. Vermeule, Roman Imperial Art in Greece and Asia Minor (Cambridge 1968) 405 Ill. 181.
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Keywords: marble male portrait statue of the roman emperor Valentinian II Valentinianus II Valentiniano II toga togatus tunic with long tight sleeves under a second tunic with short and ample sleeves Inv No 2264 Cat Mendel 506
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