Head of a colossal statue of August
Marble. Posthumous portrait, 41—54 CE. Inv. No. 1639.Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XXIX. 2Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Head of a colossal statue of August.

Marble. Posthumous portrait, 41—54 CE.
Inv. No. 1639.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XXIX. 2
(Roma, 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.
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό roman romana romano romani römisch römische römisches römischen römischer romain romaine romains romaines αυτοκρατορικό imperial imperiale kaiserliches impérial ρωμαίος αυτοκράτορας οκταβιανός αύγουστος imperator octavianus augustus emperor octavian august imperatore ottaviano augusto kaiser empereur octave octavien auguste ιουλιο-κλαυδιανή δυναστεία iulio-claudia iulii-claudii julii-claudii the julio-claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia julisch-claudische dynastie famille julio-claudienne julio-claudiens απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt κεφάλι κεφαλή head testa kopf tête marble posthumous colossal of a statue dynastic cycle from veii veio xxix 2 inv no 1639