Portrait of Augustus
Marble. Volterra, Etruscan Guarnacci Museum Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Portrait of Augustus.

Marble.

Volterra, Etruscan Guarnacci Museum

Origin:
Roman Theater (teatro di Vallebuona) at Volterra. Now in the Museo Etrusco Guarnacci (Sala XXVI) in Volterra.
Description:
Two head of Octavian/Augustus were discovered in the theater; the other is also in the museum.
Literature:
G. Cateni. 2006. Volterra. Il Museo Etrusco. 78-79 and Plate 68.
Credits:
2009. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble marmor marmo testa ritratto maschile male portrait head of the roman emperor Octavian August Octavianus Augustus Ottaviano AugustoJulio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii
History of Ancient Rome