Portrait of Augustus
Greek insular marble. 27—20 BCE. Inv. No. S 2394.Rome, Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini Museum, I. 61Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Portrait of Augustus.

Greek insular marble. 27—20 BCE.
Inv. No. S 2394.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini Museum, I. 61
(Roma, Musei capitolini, Museo Centrale Montemartini).

From the excavation sites on the Via del Mare (1937).
In this image the sovereign’s features are expressed in terms of «classical beauty» for the first time. The emperor is depicted in a self-possessed and austere attitude.
(сс) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
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