Head of a colossal statue of August.

Marble. Posthumous portrait, 4154 CE.
Inv. No. 1639.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XXIX. 2
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Chiaramonti, XXIX. 2)

Origin:
From Veii, from the excavation of Giorgi, 1811; acquired in 1824; found together with XXIX. 4, XXIX. 5; other portraits of imperial family received from the same excavation are stored in Museum Gregoriano Profano.
Credits:
2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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