A Roman Lady.

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

Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek)

Acquired from Rome in 1955.
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.

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.
(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
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