A Roman Lady.

Marble. 69—96 CE.
Height 61 cm.
Inv. No. 3164.

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Origin:
Acquired from Rome in 1955.
Description:
15. Marcia Furnilla
The portrait presents exactly the same physiognomy as 14, here as a bust draped with a chiton. Late Flavian.

I. N. 3164
Bust. White marble with yellowish brown patina.
H. 0.61 m.
The nose is damaged; the right earlobe is battered. Holes have been drilled into the ear-lobes. Acquired from Rome in 1955.

Bibliography:
Cat. no. 663a; Maria Bonghi Jovini, BullCom 78 (1961-62) 100, fig. 3; V. Poulsen 1974, Cat. 15; M. Bergmann, Gnomon 53 (1981) 178; Fittschen-Zanker III, no. 75, note 1, no. 79, note 3.

© 1995 F. Johansen. Catalogue Roman Portraits, vol. II, p. 54, cat. no. 15.
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 1995.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
Keywords: marble portrait bust of the a Roman Lady roman empress Marcia Furnilla Flavii Flavian dynasty female hairdo hairstyle coiffure Inv No 3164
History of Ancient Rome