Caligula, the son of Germanicus.

Basalt. 17th cent. (?)
Inv. No. 2356.

Rome, Capitoline Museums
(Musei capitolini)

Origin:
The Albani collection (A 7). Formerly in the Museo Capitolino, Stanza degli Imperatori 11.
Description:
Compare with the bust No. 11 of the Hall of Emperors and his condition in 1912 on a photo in the Bruckmann edition. — Site Editor’s Note.
Literature:
L. Curtius, MdI 1, 1948, 55 Comments 3;
K. Fittschen — P. Zanker, Katalog der römischen Porträts in den Capitolinischen Museen und den anderen kommunalen Sammlungen der Stadt Rom 4. Kinderbildnisse. Nachträge zu den Bänden I-III. Neuzeitliche oder neuzeitlich verfälschte Bildnisse. Bildnisse an Reliefdenkmälern (Berlin 2014) Cat. no. 73 Pl. 92;
H. Stuart Jones, The Sculptures of the Museo Capitolino (Oxford 1912) 190 Cat. no. 11 Pl. 48;
F. Studniczka, AA 1910, 533.
Credits:
Photo album of sculptures of the Capitoline Museums (second half of the 19th cent.). St. Petersburg University’s chair of ancient history (inv. no. 121). Photo no. 11 (10 × 14 cm).
The photographer is unknown.
Inscription on the photo: 11 — CALIGOLA FIGLIO DI GERMANICO.
Number on the base: 11.
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Keywords: basalt cuirass male portrait bust of Caligula roman emperor Caius Gaius Caligula Caligola Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii armour the Albani collection Inv No 2356 MC422 MC 422
History of Ancient Rome