Lucius Junius Brutus (presumably)
White marble. 98—117 (or 100—124) CE.
Height 76 cm.
Inv. No. 6178.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Lucius Junius Brutus (presumably).

White marble. 98—117 (or 100—124) CE.
Height 76 cm.
Inv. No. 6178.

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

Origin:
From the Farnese collection.
Description:
Identification is based on strong resemblance of the portrait in question to the so-called “Brutus Capitolinus”. The hairstyle was introduced in the Flavian age and remained popular long after. The alabaster bust is modern.
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Keywords: white marble marmo busto ritratto maschile male portrait bust of man so-called Brutus Lucius Junius Iunius Brutus Iunii Junii Iunia Junia from the Farnese collection Inv No 6178 g943
History of Ancient Rome